Meadows Abloom: Fall Wildflowers and Their Pollinators

September 10, 2020 @ 12:00PM — 1:00PM

Learn all about the wildflowers and insects that are alive in the Vermont meadows in late summer and early fall.

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Learn all about the wildflowers and insects that are alive in the Vermont meadows in late summer and early fall. Liz Thompson of VLT and Kent McFarland of Vermont Center for Ecostudies will introduce you to these flowers and insects and also share tips to make your own yard more pollinator-friendly.

In late summer and early fall meadows come alive with wildflowers and insects. From the graceful pink Joe Pye Weed that blooms in mid-August to New England Aster, one of the last spectacles of the year, there is so much to see and enjoy in the fields near your home—maybe even right in your own backyard. Liz Thompson of Vermont Land Trust and Kent McFarland of Vermont Center for Ecostudies will introduce you to the flowers and insects of late summer, and the fascinating interactions between them, from pollination to the nurturing of young to predation. We’ll also give you tips for making your own yard a more pollinator-friendly place. Mills Riverside Park in Jericho, a site rich with wildflowers, will be a featured locality.

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Co-Sponsor: Sponsored by Vermont Land Trust, Vermont Center for Ecostudies, and Jericho Underhill Land Trust.