Events for June 17th-23rd

Scavenger Hunt Assignment:

How many hummingbirds can you spot? Snap a photo, tag it with #pollinateCO, and post it to our Facebook page at Colorado Pollinator Month for your chance to win this week’s prize.

This week’s prize is a set of tickets for Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street in Denver.


This Week’s Reading: Hummingbird Science

Places to find hummingbirds:

Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street in Denver

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield in Littleto

Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins

Discover Museum Habitat Hero Garden in Fort Collins

Loveland Visitor Center Habitat Hero Garden

Denver Audubon Habitat Hero Garden

Civic Green Park in Highlands Ranch

Lory State Park

Nature hike

Your yard or community


This Week’s Pollinator Events: 

Native Bee Lecture for Adults on June 19th at Cherokee Ranch

Kids Pollinator Event on June 18th at Cherokee Ranch

Lakewood Garden Tour  and Native Bee lecture on June 23rd

Local student art show at Echter’s on June 24th


Take Action:  Get to know the hummingbirds of Colorado, and the native plants that support their wellbeing.  They frequently use pine trees for nesting sites, and red native flowers are very enticing to them.  Avoid red food dye; it’s terrible for them.



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