Upcoming events by the Andover Pollinator Awareness Project

GardenTour_2017(APAP) kicking off third year with some more fun events

The Andover Pollinator Awareness Project work group is in its third year and is proud to coordinate and endorse projects that benefit our pollinators. Below is a snapshot of some fun events and activities to occur this year. All the details for these and other events can be found on the city’s website: http://www.andovermn.gov “Your Government” “Natural Resources” “Andover Pollinator Awareness Project”.

ENVIRONMENTAL FUN FAIR: 9:00 a.m.- noon on Saturday, May 6th at Springbrook Nature Center: This free, fun event will showcase environmental educators, informational booths, interpretive trail walks, presentations and youth environmental projects. For more information about the fair, please select: Environmental Fair

PLANT SALE: 9:00 a.m.- noon on Saturday, June 3rd at Andover City Hall Parking Lot: Vendors will be on hand selling native plants, vegetable plants and herbs.

POLLINATOR FRIENDLY GARDEN/LANDSCAPE CONTEST: Enter by July 10th to see if you have the garden/landscape that pollinators love most! For more information about the contest, please select: 17gardenContest

GARDEN TOUR: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 22nd (GardenTour_2017 map): Take a tour around the City and see various types of landscapes that are “pollinator-friendly” and are a great example of ways we can give back to our natural resources.

These events are just a few examples of APAP’s mission to improve our environment to benefit pollinators, such as bees and butterflies and all species of wildlife.

For additional information about APAP and its activities, contact either:

APAP Chairperson Cheryl Seeman at (763) 427-2470 or caseeman50@comcast.net

Andover Natural Resources Technician Kameron Kytonen at (763) 767-5137 or k.kytonen@andovermn.gov

For more information about many of the 2017 activities, please select: City of Andover




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