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Discover Highlawn Forest Youth Series: Honey Bees and Other Pollinators

When: 
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: 
CFPA Headquarters - Meeting Room
16 Meriden Rd
Middlefield, Connecticut 06481
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
Children
Families
Event Description: 

Join Master Naturalist Lynn Kochiss and guest expert CFPA Education Director, Emma Kravet, for our series finale where Emma will be taking you on a deep dive into the fascinating  lives of honeybees. Participants will hear the story of honeybees and their intricate social structure, learn how honey is made, and participate in a honey tasting test! Children and their families will also get to make their own wildflower “seed bombs” to take home and distribute to help Connecticut pollinators. 

Please bring a water bottle, and prepare to get your hands dirty. 

All children must be accompanied by an adult for this program.

Emma Kravet is the Education Director for CFPA, and has years of experience working as an environmental and farm-based educator. She also spent years working on small organic farms, where she fell in love with honeybees. Prior to working at CFPA, Emma worked at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies where she managed a national program focused on engaging family woodland owners.

Lynn Kochiss is an environmental educator who has been a CFPA volunteer since 2007.  She is a certified elementary teacher, a Project Learning Tree Facilitator, and a Goodwin Conservation Center Master Naturalist.  Lynn was recognized as a National PLT Outstanding Educator in 2013 for her work in environmental education.  Her most recent endeavors for CFPA have focused on programming designed to connect people of all ages to the outdoors. 

Parking Information: 
Parking available at CFPA's Headquarters, on site.
Inclement Weather: 
Check for cancellations
Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Emma Kravet

This free event is sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA).