Pollinator party on Thursday in Humboldt County

By: Donovan W. Mann, Donovanm@977thebolt,com

Dakota City, IA – Humboldt County Soil and Water Conservation District is going to be holding a pollinator party.

On Thursday, July 29, Soil and Water Conservation and the Humboldt county Historical Association invites the public to attend “Butterflies and Bees: How to Support your Pollinator Friends.” This is a free event held at the Humboldt County Historical Museum in Dakota City.

The purpose is to introduce the importance of pollinators and show how everyone can support them in Humboldt County. It will be an entirely outdoors event and all participants are asked to bring their own lawn chair.

The featured speaker will be Sarah Nizzi. She is a Farm Bill pollinator conservation planner and Natural Resources Conservation Service partner biologist, Xerces Society. There will also be a tour of historical museum pollinator plots.

The event will run from 5-8:30 pm at the Humboldt Historical Museum.