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Wild Cities: Connecting People and Nature - The Buzz About Urban Pollinators

Thursday, June 8, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Q?rius Theater
Ground floor, National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20560
United States
  Tagged Monarch Butterfly

  Image Credit: Katja Schulz, Smithsonian.

The Buzz About Urban Pollinators

Join moderator Timothy Beatley, professor at the University of Virginia and founder of the Biophilic Cities Network, Gary Krupnick, conservation biologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Catherine Werner, sustainability director for the City of St. Louis, and other experts for a discussion about projects that are benefiting both people and pollinators in urban environments.

Learn about successful projects such as St. Louis's "Milkweed for Monarchs" initiative, as well as Smithsonian research, including the National Museum of Natural History's Pollinator Garden. Participants will discuss government and grassroots recommendations for sustaining healthy pollinator populations.  

Part of the Anthropocene: Life in the Age of Humans series, “Wild Cities - Connecting People and Nature.” To see more programs, visit the Anthropocene: Life in the Age of Humans homepage.

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