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Outdoors Online – Perils of Pollination
Virtual Event |
March 25, 2021 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pollinators are essential to our daily life. Imagine a cup without coffee, a garden without flowers, or a plate without food. More than 200,000 species of pollinators are critical to the growth of our food supply. Did you know that bees are not the only important pollinators? Beetles do it, butterflies do it, even some birds do it! The relationship between plants and animals is complicated and fascinating.
Join Mike Slater as he delves deeper in the perils of pollination, with engaging examples of these adaptations. Examples, including buzz pollination, the special mechanisms milkweeds and orchids use to improve the efficiency of their pollination; and some plants that just seem to treat pollination as a practical joke! Mike led an introductory class last fall; if you missed it, you can view it here.
Grab a drink and get comfortable with a laptop (or smartphone), and join the program via Zoom.
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