Did you know pollinators, including bees, bats, butterflies, beetles and other small mammals are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat? Come learn more about why these species are so important to the ecosystem and us.
Interactive presentations by:
11 AM: Heidi Dobson | Professor of Biology | Whitman College
1 PM: Andony Melathopoulos | Assistant Professor of Pollinator Health Extension | Oregon State University
Nature Kids events are free and open to the public. These events are casual, drop-in and enjoy events, pre-registration is not required.
Activities are best suited for children ages 3 - 12 years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone at these events (except Nature Kids on the Farm). Contact Lauren Platman with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-525-3136.
Love the outdoors? Enjoy working with kids? Then come volunteer at BMLT's Nature Kids program. We know these events will be a big hit in our valley and the more hands we have to help, the better!
Event volunteers work under the direction of various Land Trust committee members, staff or other volunteers, who will provide task-specific training before each event.
- Event set-up/clean-up
- Guest assistance and registration
- Guide kids through event activities
- Material prep
- Event day volunteers will typically be asked to commit at least 3 hours