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Celebrate National Pollinator Week with Audubon

Audubon Environmental Education Center in Bristol, RI
June 19 – 25, 2017; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come celebrate pollinators and help spread the word about how to protect them. Ten years ago, the U.S. Senate designated a week each June as National Pollinator Week - a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. This week is now an international celebration of the valuable services that bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles provide for ecosystems. Join Audubon for fun and educational programs all week! Check out the Audubon Nature Shop for pollinator feeders, books, toys, and gifts.

National Pollinator Week Events at Audubon

Pollination Station
June 19 – 25, 2017: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Test your knowledge of local pollinators, make a pollinator craft, check out pollinator specimens and more. Kids search for bumblebees in our exhibit hall and receive a prize for finding them all! For all ages, activities are free with admission.

Enhancing Pollinator Habitat: Tools for Landowners (Lecture)
June 20, 2017: 7:00- 8:00 pm; Register online here, fees apply.

Hometown Habitat - Stories of Bringing Nature Home (Film Screening)
June 21, 2017: 7:00-8:30 pm; Register online here, fees apply.

Insect Investigation for Families
June 25, 2017: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm; Register online here, fees apply.

Other Audubon Summer Pollinator Programs:

Pollinator Party!
Citizens Bank Free Family Fun Day

August 5, 2017; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Audubon Environmental Education Center, Bristol, RI
Visit the events calendar for details.

2017 Rhode Island Butterfly Count
June 24 and July 22, 2017 (Locations Across the State)

Audubon naturalists lead teams into the field to identify and record butterfly sightings. No experience is necessary. Register by contacting Jon Scoones at or (401) 949-5454 ext. 3044.