Kansas Rural Center to host pollinator workshop


WHITING, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Rural Center is hosting a workshop aimed at conserving and increasing habitat for bees and other pollinators.

Conservation experts will talk about habitat design and plant selection, planting techniques for wildflowers and shrubs and Agriculture department programs for pollinator habitats, among other topics.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 13. The morning session is at Stull United Methodist Church in LeCompton. In the afternoon, attendees will tour pollinator habitat plots in northwestern Douglas County

The workshop is free. A $15 lunch will be offered for those who do not bring their own.

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