“Native Bee Diversity and Pollinator Conservation,” November 9 program with Dr. Michael Breed

What kinds of bees are in your yard?  Why are there fewer than a few years ago? What can you do to conserve bees? Dr. Michael Breed, Professor Emeritus at the University of Colorado, Boulder will answer many of these questions and more at CPFAN’s monthly meeting on Nov. 9 at 6 pm at the City Park Pavilion. Dr. Breed is Professor of Ecology and Biology at the University of Colorado Boulder. The author of many insect-related articles and publications including “How Do Animals Communicate,” Quarterly Review of Biology, Dr. Breed’s research interests include how bees and ants communicate, foraging behavior

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Imagine a Great Playground!

Areas of City Park will be transformed into a kids’ paradise of streams, bridges, pollinator gardens, and natural play structures in the next few years. The City Park Nature Play and Waterway Restoration Project is the ongoing partnership project of Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR), Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) and the community. Jacqueline Altreuter, DMNS Project Lead, and her associates have met with community members through workshops, programs and presentations over the past few years to learn what is most desired for the Nature Play area – especially from kids! Now you can hear what they’ve learned and how they’ve

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Meet City Park’s Movers & Shakers, Sept. 8, 6 pm, City Park Pavilion

  On Wednesday, Sept. 8 at the City Park Pavilion at 6 pm, Julie Lehman, Manager of the Greenhouse and Horticulture program for the City of Denver and the Citywide Median Renovation team, and Adam Smith, Superintendent of the East District that includes City Park will present their visions for City Park. Julie will speak about the history of horticulture in Colorado and Denver, and also the philosophy behind her design of flowerbeds, green infrastructure and the medians she oversees throughout Denver. Julie will also talk about developing the City Park Greenhouses into horticultural hubs that promote collaboration between City Park staff

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