Biodiversity: Finding Solutions In Nature and Our Community

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2021wed09jun6:00 pm7:30 pmBiodiversity: Finding Solutions In Nature and Our Community6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Join Us Virtually to Engage with Experts and Learn How You Can Support Biodiversity in Santa Monica

Learn about the Ishihara Park Learning Garden from Teague Weybright, City of Santa Monica Community Gardens Program Coordinator. Learn about the Communal Format of the garden and how it differs from individual plots, when you can volunteer and what that entails, tours, including Fruit Tree Orchard, the Food Donation Program, the Community Composting Program and Workshops and Tour Opportunities with groups/school/etc.

Learn about owls and owl boxes and the city’s efforts to bring more of these beautiful birds into our community and the benefits of having them here from Wild Birds Unlimited of Santa Monica owner Julie Hanson.

And learn about the many benefits of beekeeping from Eli Lichter-Marck, owner of Eli’s Bees. Bees are amazing creatures who pollinate 80% of the world’s plants including 90 different food crops. They should be thanked for 1 out of every 3 or 4 bites of food you eat. Eli’s Bees is always looking for new locations to keep hives. Having bees on your property will bring new life to your garden. Learn how you can host hives on your property and the special opportunity Eli’s Bees is offering.

See videos of the experts in action and ask questions during the panel discussion which will be moderated by Meredith McCarthy, Operations Director, Heal the Bay.

This is a Free Event! But you must register here on Eventbrite

This event is presented by the City of Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability and the Environment and Sustainable Works.

SUSTAINABLE WORKS CORPORATE SPONSORS:

Sustainable Works is a nonprofit environmental education organization and a project of Community Partners, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Sustainable Works • 1744 Pearl Street • Santa Monica, CA 90405

sustainableworks.org

Time

(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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