Schedule of Events
Organization Fair & Activities | 11am–3pm
Stop by pollinator-centric booths from the Conservatory and participating organizations for activities, crafts, games and more. The full list of participating organizations is below.
Exploring Pollinators in the Garden | 11am & 1:30pm
Take a walk in the garden and observe bees in action. Led by Denise Ellsworth, the Program Director of Honey Bee and Native Pollinator Education, OSU Extension.
The Bugman | 11am–3pm
The Bugman, Mark Berman, shares his knowledge and excitement about bugs during live demonstrations.
Fort Hayes Student Band led by Jeff McGarish | 11am–3pm
Students from Columbus City School Fort Hayes will perform live music throughout the event.
Food Demonstration | TBD
Taste delicious foods made with ingredients that are only possible thanks to pollinators. Led by the Conservatory’s Sustainability Educator, Heather Bell.
Food Trucks | 11am-3pm
Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center/Center for Applied Plants
Bat Conservation International
The Bee Collective
Child Development Council of Franklin County
Central Ohio Beekeepers Association
Columbus & Franklin County Metro Parks
Columbus Recreation and Parks
East Central Ohio Beekeepers Association
For All Species
Franklin County Master Gardeners Volunteers
Gahanna Herb Center
Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council
Grange Audobon Center
Greater Columbus Growing Coalition
Kiwanis Club of Columbus
Love Your Alley
Ohio History Connection
Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative
Ohio State Beekeepers Association
Ohio State University Extension
Ohio Wildlife Center
Red Bearded Honey Man
Wild Hare Prairie Native Nursery
Wild Ones Columbus