Pollinator Festival

Date: October 13, 2018

Time: 12-5 p.m.

Location: Grand Island Campus

Bees Butterflies and You!

  • Vendors
  • Speaker Panels
  • Live Music
  • Tour Our Pollinator Garden
  • Fun Activities for Children and Adults
  • Beekeeping Demonstrations

Join us at Central Community College-Grand Island for our first annual pollinator festival. Our speakers and vendors will share information about pollinators and the plants that support them; vendors will have products available for purchase. Visit with CCC staff for grant information on community pollinator gardens. This is a family-friendly, fun event.

Choose from two lecture tracks running simultaneously from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. We’ll finish the afternoon with a panel discussion – Where do we go from here?

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Doug Gollick, Asst. Professor of Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Elizabeth Killinger, Master Gardener, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Pete Berthelson, Conservation Blueprint, LLC.
  • Carol Wienhold, Nebraska Department of Roads
  • Rae Powers, Xerces Society
  • Brian Nilson, Nebraska Beekeepers Association

Check out the Pollinator Festival Facebook event for more information.

Sponsors

Vlcek Gardens orscheln farm and home Nebraska Statewide Arboretum kaw valley greenhouses great planes honey farm and gold dust kettle corn grand island nebraska convention and visitors bureau grain place foods Earl May nursery and garden centers Crane Trust boy scouts of america overland trails council Hyvee 

Garcia Farms

Prairie River Honey Farm

Natural Food Products, Inc.

Studio K Art Gallery