Friday, June 9, 2017

Durham Celebrates National Pollinator Week (June 19-25, 2017)

The late Burt’s Bees co-founder Burt Shavitz in front of his turkey coop in rural Maine. The coop has been relocated to the Burts Bees headquarters in Durham's American Tobacco District. Photo Getty Images.
Durham is a certified Bee City USA and during Pollinator Week many local organizations will be hosting events to help raise awareness of the importance of pollinators and healthy habitat.
Come on out and learn about pollinators while having a great time!


Wednesday, June 21, Bee Downtown hosts the Bee Bash at the Durham Hotel from 6-8 pm
Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23, Burt's Bees will host tours from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Burt’s Bees will give tours of founder Burt Shavitz’s iconic cabin, a roughly 300 square foot converted turkey coop, at Burt’s Bees headquarters, American Tobacco Campus.
Saturday, June 24, Keep Durham Beautiful hosts a Pollinator Garden Tour from 9 am-1 pm. Tickets available for purchase
Saturday, June 24, Honeygirl Meadery hosts Wild Berry Mead Making from 2 - 4 p.m. at Honeygirl Meadery
Saturday, June 24, the Museum of Life and Science hosts Pollinator Day from 9 - 2 p.m.
Sunday, June 25, the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association will be working to restore vital pollinator habitat and beautifying a new pollinator garden from 12 - 3 pm. RSVP for this volunteer opportunity

See Keep Durham Beautiful for links to register for Pollinator Week events:

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