Join the Hunt for Bees & Butterflies!
and a chance to win prizes!
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Students K-5 who study in public, private or home schools in the Lake Oswego & West Linn school districts are eligible for this contest.
Special Sponsor - Fiala Farms, hosting our weekly Bee Safari's starting in July. Come take a walk and learn about the wild and domestic bees living in our neighborhoods. Visit the Farmstand for dates and times - and to get the freshest veggies picked daily!
Thanks to our sponsors for providing PRIZES!
Kordell's Garden Center- Plant store at the Rosemont & Stafford roundabout - lots of bee & butterfly plants that are guaranteed free of neonicatanoids and other harmful chemicals. And choice natives too!
Backyard Bird Shop - Locations in Lake Oswego & West Linn. Go-to shops for all your bee and bird supplies.
Jade Whippets - quality whippet breeders 'where the best of the past and present combine to challenge the future!'
Clackamas County Soil & Water Conservation District - making our waters cleaner and our soil healthier.
and you? contact us to sponsor prizes for our school kids!
Mason Bee House! Put this in your yard and watch the activity as mason bees move in and build their nesting space. Then Locally crafted from reclaimed materials and built to bee specifications. Donated by the Clackamas County Soil & Water Conservation District.
Hummingbird Feeder! Hang a hummingbird feeder where you can see these magical birds every day! We're lucky to have an overwintering hummingbird that loves to live in our yards. Donated by Jade Whippets
Magnifying box! These Catch-and-release vials are perfect for learning about our small insect neighbors close up. There's air holes in the lid, which has a built in magnifier.
Butterfly Nursery! You can watch caterpillars morph into butterflies with this habitat nursery. Comes with a coupon for Painted Lady caterpillars you get shipped to you in the right season. Painted Ladies are native to our area, so just let them out to live in your yard. Donated by Kordell's Garden Center