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May 27 2023


9:00 am





All About Pollinators, Bees and Wasps

This workshop explores the wonderful world of pollinators, bees and wasps. Typically, we think of honeybees as doing all the hard work, but there is a vast and varied source of pollinators; including the wind! We will take a trip down the rabbit hole and reveal the multitude of pollinators, get focused on bees and native bees, and fall in love with wasps. We will weave in our favourite conversation about creating habitat and attracting pollinators to your food and flower gardens! All levels of experience are welcome!

Living Inquiries:

Well-being and belonging.
Engagement with others, materials, and the world.
Identities, social responsibility, and diversity.


Joy in relationships with people, place, materials and ideas.
Every child is a gift.
Interests and inquiries.
Spaces, objects, and materials.
Time for engagement.
Individual differences.

Suitable for ECE students and novice, intermediate and experienced early care and learning professionals working with children of all ages, from infants/toddlers to school age children, including children with extra support needs.

Facilitator: Joni Wright

Joni is an Organic Land Care Professional, landscape designer and educator with a career in event management, nonprofit and business development. She is a life-long learner earning a Human Services Management degree in her 40s and continuing her studies in organic landcare at Gaia College in Duncan BC. Joni has delivered virtual workshops about community gardening, creating habitat for native bees, pollinators, insects and birds throughout the past two years, and has facilitated a variety of workshops on planting native plants, invasive species plant ID and removal, as well as outdoor education and eco-tours for K-12 school groups. Joni is passionate about sharing her experience, and enjoys helping provide valuable resources to aid in educating the leaders of tomorrow.

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