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March 31st Mukilteo presentation: Attracting Native Pollinators

posted Mar 29, 2016, 5:41 PM by Roxie Rochat

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn how pollination with the help of insects can boost your success in creating a healthy and successful garden!

Lee-Mäder is the Pollinator Conservation Program co-director at the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (www.xerces.org).

He works across the world with farmers and agencies like the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and the United Nations FAO to enhance biodiversity in agricultural lands. His professional background includes previous work as an extension farm educator, commercial beekeeper, and crop consultant for the seed industry.

Lee-Mäder is the author of several books including the best-selling “Attracting Native Pollinators,” and “Farming with Beneficial Insects: Strategies for Ecological Pest Management.”

In addition to his professional background, Lee-Mäder farms native plants on Whidbey Island and owns Northwest Meadowscapes, a native grass and wildflower seed company serving Washington and Oregon.

The free event is at 7 p.m. at the community center at 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo.

Questions? Contact mukilteowildlife@gmail.com

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