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Posted on: August 9, 2017

[ARCHIVED] “Pollinators in Peril, Natives to the Rescue”

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Offers Workshop on “Pollinators in Peril, Natives to the Rescue”

Cape May Court House - Sign up now for the “Pollinators in Peril, Natives to the Rescue” workshop to take place on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Agricultural and Resource Management Program is offering the new workshop as part of the 2017 Workshop Series, "Gardening by the Seasons." The workshop will be held from 5:30 - 8 p.m., rain or shine, at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 355 Courthouse - South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey.

The presenter will be John Black, President of the Native Plant Society of New Jersey. Participants will learn about the connection between plants and pollinators, the ecological benefit of native plants, and utilizing New Jersey native plants. Also, the program will include a “Match the Pollinator” game.

This is a beginner class, therefore, no experience is needed. The cost for this workshop is $20 and includes a lite supper at 5:30 p.m., followed by the program at 6 p.m. Since most workshops sell out, it is recommended to register early. To register go to For more information, please call 609-465-5115, ext.3607

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’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

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