Date(s) – Aug 24 2019
10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Chieftains Museum will host a Pollinator “Pop-In” event on Saturday, August 24th from 10:30am-3:30pm on the museum campus.
Chieftains will be participating in the Great Georgia Pollinator Census, which is a citizen science initiative where Georgians across the state count and record pollinators. Visitors will be able to take part in research for the University of Georgia and the Extension Service by helping count pollinators in the museum’s garden. The pollinator count begins at noon with visitors learning about how to count pollinators and why it’s important until 12:30pm. Visitors will then gather basic information about the garden and plants they will use to count pollinators until 12:40pm. The count will be from 12:45-1:00pm and will help the extension service gather data on Georgia’s pollinator insect population, create pollinator habitats, and increase entomological literacy around these insects.
Admission price for the pop-in event is $5 per person with a $20 family cap. Those who cannot make it to the pollinator count can still tour the museum and complete pollinator activities and worksheets throughout the event.