Thu, Mar 21|
Mount Horeb Community Center
Fostering Native Pollinators
Presented by Susan Carpenter, Native Plant Garden Curator, UW-Madison Arboretum
Time & Location
Mar 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mount Horeb Community Center, 107 N Grove St, Mt Horeb, WI 53572, USA
About the event
Although sometimes small or hidden in plain sight, native pollinators have key roles in landscapes. Through several examples, we’ll explore pollinator diversity and importance. Learn how to find, document, and foster pollinators in your garden or restoration.
Susan Carpenter is the Native Plant Garden curator and gardener at the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum. Since 2003, she has worked with students and community volunteers to install and manage a 4-acre garden representing the plant communities of southern Wisconsin. She also leads students and the public in documenting and studying native bumble bees, including the endangered rusty-patched bumble bee.