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
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.