ODNR Offering Pollinator Workshop in Tiffin

FINDLAY, OH – Anyone interested in learning about the importance of native pollinators and how to create pollinator habitat is encouraged to attend a free informational workshop on Saturday, July 13 according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sandusky River Coon Hunters’ clubhouse located at 7575 South Township Road 131, Tiffin 44883. It is free of charge, but preregistration is required by July 10, as space is limited. Interested individuals can register by contacting Christina Kuchle at 419-348-5073 or christina.kuchle@dnr.state.oh.us.

Local professionals will cover topics including pollinator life histories, benefits, and ecology. Current issues facing pollinators and how to attract them to your property will also be addressed. After lunch, participants will take a tour of the Kildow Prairie property to get a firsthand look at a native prairie.

The workshop will be held partially outdoors, and participants are encouraged to dress for the weather, including sturdy walking shoes. Binoculars, sunscreen or a hat, and bug spray are also recommended.

For more information on Ohio’s pollinators and other native wildlife, visit wildohio.gov.