NATIONAL POLLINATOR WEEK • June 20-24, 2022
Did you know that behind Brookside Nature Center there is an open field of perennials swarming with thousands of pollinators in the summer? Celebrate National Pollinator Week by joining a naturalist on Tuesday, June 21 at 2 PM to tour the meadow where you will witness beautiful blooms and the pollinators that rely on them for their lifecycles. Cost of the tour is $10. Click the button below to purchase tickets.
The new PBS Nature film, My Garden of a Thousand Bees, will screen outdoors at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on Friday, June 24 at 6 PM at the Rinzler Stage on the National Mall. The event is free and open to the public. Popcorn, drinks, and special #PlantWildflowers items will be given out for free to the first 100 guests. Visitors can learn more about bees and other pollinators at the Festival by visiting the People-Powered Science Tent and the Festival's Pollinator Garden full of native wildflowers and educational stations including the "Bee Kind to Bees" session at 11 AM on June 24 and July 2.
To learn more about the pollinator-focused events at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, click the button below.