Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Agricultural and Resource Management Program will present the workshop, The Pollinator Victory Garden:
Winning the War on Pollinator Decline on Wednesday, June 8 from 5:30 to 8p.m., rain or shine, at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 355 Court House - South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey.
The presenter will be Kim Eierman, Environmental Horticulturist and founder of EcoBeneficial. Eierman specializes in ecological landscapes and native plants. She teaches at the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Native Plant Center in NY, Rutgers Home Gardeners School and several other institutions. Eierman is an active speaker nationwide on many ecological gardening topics, presenting for industry conferences, "green events," Master Gardener groups, garden clubs, nature centers, Audubon Society chapters, beekeeping groups, and other organizations interested in environmental improvements. In addition to being a Certified Horticulturist through the American Society for Horticultural Science, Eierman is a Master Gardener, a Master Naturalist, an Accredited Organic Landcare Professional, a Steering Committee member of The Native Plant Center and a member of the Garden Writers Association.
Participants will learn how to attract an array of pollinators, what plants they eat, how to provide them with shelter, how you can help win the war on pollinator decline. Also, each recipient will receive starter plants for their victory garden.
"We are excited to offer this workshop in Cape May County to educate the public on the importance of pollinators and how we can work to prevent their decline," said Jenny S. Carleo, Rutgers Agricultural and Resource Management Agent for Cape May County.
This is a beginner class, therefore, no experience is needed. The cost for this workshop is $25 and includes dinner. Registration is due by June 1, 2016. To register or for more information, please call 609-465-5115, ext.
607 or email email@example.com
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their quality of life, and resolve problems in areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. Rutgers Cooperative Extension is an education organization within the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and is an equal opportunity program provider and employer. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County educational programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.