Upcoming Events

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PG Plant Sale (2022)

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This is a joint sale with the Wildflower Society/Nature Guelph, Guelph Enabling Garden, Pollination Guelph and the Guelph-Wellington Master Gardeners.

 

The sale will include many native plants as well as horticultural species.

 

Saturday, May 28th (9am to 1pm)

Arboretum Centre Grounds

*We are looking for volunteers to help run this event.  If you are interested, please select the shift(s) that suit you on our online sign-up sheet

Sat. May 28

Time: 9am-1pm

Fundraising Plant Sale

Location: The Arboretum Centre Grounds

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PG Planting Day at the Clair Road Pollinator Meadow (2022)

PG, with the support of the City of Guelph and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, is hosting a planting day at the Pollinator Meadow at the Clair Road Emergency Services Centre.

We will be planting a variety of native plants in 2" x 5" plug format, including grasses and perennials.  These new plantings will benefit butterflies, bees, moths and other pollinators; other beneficial insects; birds; and, other species.

Bring: a hat, sun protection, clothes and shoes that you don't mind getting dirty, work gloves, a hand trowel and a bucket (if you have either or both), snacks and water.

 

RSVP: If you plan to attend (or if you have any questions), please send a short note to us at: pollinationguelph@gmail.com

Sun. June 5

Time: 9am-noon

Planting Event

Location: 160 Clair Road West, Guelph

Frederique Lavoipierre presents:

"Garden Allies: An Introduction to Life in the Landscape"

Wed. April 27

7:00pm

Join educator and author Frederique Lavoipierre, for an online presentation based on her book "Garden Allies: The Insects, Birds, and Other Animals That Keep Your Garden Beautiful and Thriving".

This presentation will not be recorded. Participants can join online or by phone. A link will be sent to you a few days prior to the event.

Click here to register for this event

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Spring Speaker Series (2022)

Carly Sibilia presents: "Amplifying Sustainability and Biodiversity through Pollinator-friendly Solar"

Mon. May 16

12:00pm

Carly Sibilia will be sharing about her work involved with developing pollinator-friendly solar projects. Carly is a Biodiversity Scientist at Environmental Resources Management with 4+ years of professional experience in environmental consulting and coastal habitat management.

 

This presentation will not be recorded. Participants can join online or by phone. A link will be sent to you a few days prior to the event.

Click here to register for this event

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Junaid Khan presents:

"Empowering the Passionate: Project Swallowtail"

Mon. June 6

12:00pm

Project Swallowtail is a collaborative effort to connect communities street by street and empower residents to restore nature in Toronto. Junaid has been involved with this project to connect existing urban habitat by helping gardeners plant native plants in private and community gardens, sidewalk medians, and balconies. Participants will learn about what Project Swallowtail is, how it connects people with pollinators, and how you can get involved.

This presentation will not be recorded. Participants can join online or by phone. A link will be sent to you a few days prior to the event.

Click here to register for this event

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Joyce Hostyn will present on topics related to:

Bylaws and Pollinators

Mon. June 13

7:00pm

Joyce Hostyn is an advocate for pollinators, conservation and developing a relationship with the land. In her presentation, she shares about working within the political framework that can affect pollinator conservation. On Monday, June 13th at 7:00 pm, tune in for an online presentation about how you can get more involved with your local community to protect pollinators.

 

This presentation will not be recorded. Participants can join online or by phone. A link will be sent to you a few days prior to the event.

Click here to register for this event

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Do you want Pollination Guelph at Your Upcoming Event?

Pollination Guelph frequently attends community events across Southern Ontario and gives presentations to groups interested in learning more about pollination and pollinators.  If you would like us to attend your event, please contact us with the details (date, location, group name, number of attendees, type of presentation/display desired), and we will see if one of our volunteers is available.

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