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Bees and Butterflies – Pollinator Day
July 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
The Pleasant Valley Historical Society presents
2016 Pollinators’ Day
The Pleasant Valley Historical Society presents Pollinator Day, an event to welcome butterflies and California native bees. Guest speakers will be Dr. Gordon Frankie, a native bee specialist from UC Berkeley, and Lynne and Rick Krause, who will talk about butterflies, their life cycles and needs. There will be giveaways of flower seed packets so attendees can start their own pollinator gardens, and teachers can get information packets to start school butterfly gardens. In addition, books, native wildflower mixes and butterfly and bee-friendly plants will be available for purchase.
The Pleasant Valley Historical Society will present an event to welcome butterflies and California native bees to our garden. Come join us on Saturday, July 23 starting at 1:30 PM at the PVHS Botanical Garden, 720 North Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 93010. Our guest speakers will be Dr. Gordon Frankie, native bee specialist from UC Berkeley and Lynne and Rick Krause will give a talk on butterflies, their life cycle, and their needs. They will walk through the garden to point out caterpillars and their behavior.
We’ll be giving away flower seed packets to start your own pollinator garden and information packets for teachers to start school butterfly gardens. We’ll have butterfly and bee friendly plants, books, and packs of native wildflower mix for sale.
This event is open to the public without charge and promises to offer a fun time for the whole family.
For more information, call: (805) 482-3660 or visit our website: www.pvhsonline.org.