Cora J. Belden Library
Protecting Our Polli
Protecting Our Pollinators Bees and Butterflies- Adult Program

Tuesday, Jul. 16, 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
or call 860-258-7623.
What's all the Buzz! This program features live bees! 
Would you like to view actual busy bees at work in a hive? Join us for this informative, engaging program with Beekeeper Cathy Wolko of The Humble Bee Honey Company. Did you know that we depend on honey bees for at least one third of the food that we eat everyday?  Cathy will educate us about the importance of protecting our pollinators. We'll hear about the plight of the Monarch Butterfly, the honey bee, and the endangered native bumble bees and get excited to do our part to save these fascinating pollinators. Cathy will be bringing her observation hive for viewing- an excellent way to bring the beauty and wonder of a beehive safely to us! Each attendee will receive free donated issues of The American Bee Journal and specially curated recipes.

This program is suitable for ages 18 and up.

About the Presenter:  Catherine Wolko is a second-generation Beekeeper and owner of The Humble Bee Honey Company and The Hive @ The Pin, A Farm Store and honey House located in Oakville Ct.   She is a listed speaker for the Federated Garden Clubs in CT, a Member of the Back Yard Beekeepers Association, The American Beekeeping Federation, and a proud member of The Connecticut Farm Bureau.  She is an advocator for the Farming Community and Beekeeper and volunteers at a community food bank and also a Watertown Lions Club member.  Her Father was an avid Gardener and became a Beekeeper by chance by answering an advertisement for free bees.  Her gift for gab and love for the outdoors and honey bees was her Dad’s gift to her and to everyone she has met. 
Sponsored by Cora J. Belden Library.
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