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Pollinator Lectures and Workshops


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Tour de Hive!

Tour de Hive


The popular Tour de Hive is back this year. Bike, walk, bus or drive to visit beehives and meet the beekeepers, and learn about native bees and how to garden for them in this fun and popular, self-guided tour. 

Saturday, August 24th
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  • Free

See the map and descriptions of locations here.



Free lecture hosted by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

The CU Museum of Natural History is located at 15th St. & Broadway in Boulder. Lecture is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. For more information and upcoming programs call 303-492-6892 or visit

Adrian Carper

Protecting Colorado’s Pollinators: how you can help inform and impact their conservation

Date: Tuesday,September 17, 2019 at 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
CU Museum of Natural History
Paleontology Hall

With rapidly growing concerns over pollinators, public interest has led to much debate on how to help protect them. Because pollinators are such an amazingly diverse group of organisms, both taxonomically and ecologically, their conservation is both extremely complex and important. Join Dr. Adrian Carper, a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, as he reviews the many types of Colorado’s pollinators and together explore their biologies, natural histories, and conservation statuses. As a researcher studying pollinators, he will then review some of the impediments to pollinator conservation, including some of the biggest threats to Colorado’s pollinators, and discuss how through both research and public involvement, we can help inform and impact their conservation right here in Colorado. 

Admission is free. Seating is limited. Learn more

Workshops offered by Boulder Public Library


For Teens - First Friday Food Lab: Honey

Friday, Sept. 6  4 – 5 p.m. ♦ Teen Space George Reynolds Branch - Sign up!

Do you have a discerning palate? Or do you just like to eat? Either way, join us at First Friday Food Lab to try out new flavors. Good, gross, or in between – vote for your favorites!


Garden Work Hour: Master Gardener Seed Q&A

Thursday, Sept. 5  5 – 6 p.m.  Edible Learning Garden, Main Library
Come dig in the dirt, harvest produce, and help us maintain the Edible Learning Garden every Thursday through the summer! No gardening experience required: this is a great time to ask questions and learn!

Master Gardeners will be available during this special Garden Work Hour to answer all your gardening and seed-saving questions! 

Dress for the weather, and be ready to have some gardening fun! All ages welcome. 

Learn more.