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September 16, 2017—9am-3pm

Pollination Celebration will have Fun Educational Opportunities!

nature-at-work-7-12-2016Guest speakers will be scheduled throughout the day giving adult participants the chance to learn more about pollinators in their garden while cooling off in the comfort of LSU Agricultural Center. Presentations begin at 9:00 AM 

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Kids of all ages will play and create!

Don’t worry about your kids being bored at Pollination Celebration.  Hands-on activities will abound!  There will also be an international honey tasting, Audubon Bug Mobile, hummingbird banding, a scavenger hunt and more fun stuff!

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Build your own Mason Bee House!

Make a Hummingbird Feeder from recycled water bottles!

Make and take a Butterfly Wind Spinner!

Let the kids take photos of all the pollinator friendly plants for a science project!

THIS IS ONLY THE START OF THIS FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT!

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Craft & Food Vendors Wanted for Pollination Celebration!

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Pollination Celebration, to be held Saturday, September 16th from 9am-3pm is currently accepting applications for craft, plant, and food vendors!  Do you create birdhouses made from teapots, windows painted with flowers and hummingbirds, garden art from recycled metal?  The Master Gardeners organization is looking for you!  Vendors of handmade crafts as well as plants and a variety of food options are invited to submit their applications.  Space is limited, so we encourage you to complete the process today.

Applications can be printed and downloaded from the left-hand side of the page.

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Vendors Market

Shop vendors for lawn & garden related items:  arts, crafts, plants, tools, etc.

Interested in being a vendor at Pollination Celebration?  Special no-fee space available to non-profits.   Go to this page to download information and applications.

Getting There

Parking Passes:  $5 per vehicle—-Fill your car, van, SUV,  or pickup truck with family & friends.  There’s only one price per vehicle!

Buses:  $1 per rider—Buses should make reservations due to limited, designated parking.

Please NO PETS on the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station grounds.

The research station is located at 21549 Old Covington Hwy, Hammond, LA 70403