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What’s the Buzz: Creating a Bee Hotel

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Presented by Erica Deale, Park Stewardship Coordinator, and Andrea Rocchio, Science Educator
$10 Members, $20 non-members

Join a pair of nature enthusiasts at The Mariners’ Museum and Park for the first of its kind Nature Workshop Series as Erica Deale, Park Stewardship Coordinator, and Andrea Rocchio, Science Educator, team up and demonstrate how to create solitary bee hotels to increase the bees’ winter survival.

Pollinators have a vital role in our ecosystem, and ensuring their survival is easy and rewarding. Bee hotels, also called nests or houses, are a great way to attract pollinators to a flower or vegetable garden.

Come get “bee-sy,” and learn how to build a solitary bee hotel specifically for mason and leafcutter bees! Invite these backyard buddies to pollinate your garden, and give bees a proper place to rest their wings for the winter.

The Nature Workshop Series are family-friendly workshops to show all ages how to make beautiful creations using natural resources inspired by The Mariners’ Museum Park. The workshops are held on the first Saturday of each month, and meets in the Monitor Classroom B. Pre-registration is suggested.



October 5, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT


The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
(757) 596-2222