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Pollinator Habitat Field Day at Sapsucker Farm

July 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join pollinator biologist Sarah Foltz Jordan of the Xerces Society, and farmers Jim & Debbie Morrison of Sapsucker Farm for a buzz-worthy field day focused on pollinator habitat in an orchard setting. Attendees will learn about native bee diversity and habitat needs, including how to identify and support the rusty-patched bumble bee, a federally endangered bee that has recently been detected near the farm, and is persisting in very low numbers across the Midwest. Participants will tour the farm from the perspective of a bee, looking at foraging & nesting resources, protection from pesticides, and the many habitat strategies that Sapsucker Farm has employed, including their innovative and successful approaches to planting and managing diverse native flowers in the understories of their orchards.

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Date:
July 16
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Website:
https://xerces.org/events/minnesota/pollinator-habitat-field-day-at-sapsucker-farm

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