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    Ask the Expert! June 19 - 25

    Had a question about insects or pollinator-friendly gardening? We've answered them! #pollinatorweek

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    Learn more about Manitoba pollinators!

    Bees, butterflies, moths, beetles, flies and hummingbirds - these are just a few insects that contribute to a healthy ecosystem.

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    Did you know...

    About 85% of all flowering plants require a pollinator to make seed. This includes both plants in natural ecosystems and in the crops and orchards that we rely on for food.

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    Invite pollinators into your community

    Work together with members of your community to encourage pollinator habitat within school, business and home landscapes.

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    Browse the "Protecting Pollinators" tab to learn more about creating pollinator gardens in your backyard.

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BBee Better MB logoee Better Manitoba is a group of like-minded organizations who have come together with a common goal - to inspire and empower Manitobans to protect, conserve and create pollinator-friendly habitat at home and in their communities.

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What's New?

Tall Grass Prairie Walks hosted by CPAWS - July 9, Aug 13, and Sept 24

CPAWSThe Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (Manitoba Chapter) are hosting a series of Tall Grass Prairie walks throughout the summer. Led by biologist John Morgan, The walk includes an interactive tour of the remnant prairie grass along the Headingley Grand Trunk Trail. You will learn why native prairie grasses across the continent have dwindled and what we can do to help protect the remaining 1% of this important natural landscape.

Each month the landscape changes drastically,  so they are offering this guided walk four times throughout the year (registration costs $10). Below are the guided tour dates (click the links to register):


Monarch Butterfly Festival, July 15 & 16, 10am-3pm

MonarchfestThe Living Prairie Museum is pleased to announce their 15th annual Monarch Butterly Festival! This event takes place on July 15 & 16, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Enjoy crafts, guided hikes, displays, live butterflies, a native prairie plant sale, a free milkweed giveaway and more!

Bee Better Manitoba will have a table at the even on both days - so feel free to come and chat with us!



Manitoba Master Gardener Garden Tour - July 15, 9am-4pm

MMGA garden tourThe Manitoba Master Gardeners Association is hosting a garden tour across Winnipeg on July 15, 9-4pm! Click here to purchase tickets

The tour will include the Millennium Gardens (260 Douglas Ave) and Bee Better will have presence there! The Millennium Gardens are a participant of our public garden program and they have a beautiful pollinator-friendly garden featuring many different native species. See you there!



Pollinator Education Workshop hosted by MTNC-MB, July 18 & 19

Pollinator Education Workshop GraphicThe Monarch Teacher Network of Canada (MTNC) Manitoba Region is hosting an exciting Pollinator Education Workshop on July 18 and 19! The workshop covers a variety of topics including: initiatives around conserving pollinator species, live specimen demonstrations, community science programs and outdoor activities, curricular connections and lesson plans for K-12 schools, connections to Indigenous knowledge, and creating pollinator habitats in urban areas!

Where: River Ridge 1 Retirement Residence, 50 Ridgecrest Ave, Winnipeg
When: July 18 & 19, 2023 - 9am to 3pm
Cost: $40

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