DIG - Protect the Pollinators
Butterflies, hummingbirds, bees - oh my! Master Gardener Gail Morris will show how you can have these and other graceful "wings and things" visit your yard right here in the Sonoran Desert by creating a pollinator habitat to meet their needs, including plants, shelter, water, and shade. Let these fascinating creatures call your yard home.
1. Understand the importance of pollinators in our desert gardens.
2. Learn how to create and maintaining habitats seasonally to attract pollinators in the low deserts.
3. Learn about the presence of pollinators during key seasons through the year.
Instructor: Master Gardener Gail Morris Gail Morris is the Coordinator of the Southwest Monarch Study, Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist, Vice-President of the Monarch Butterfly Fund and the Central Arizona Butterfly Association. She partners frequently with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife, Arizona State Parks and other government organizations to create pollinator habitats across the Southwest. Gail is the primary author of "Status of Danaus plexippus (monarch butterfly) in Arizona."