Observing Pollinators – Ilsley Public Library
Join Renee to learn how to participate in a Citizen Science initiative to help The Great Sunflower Project.
– Review how to participate in the project
– Review use of iNaturalist – used in the project
– Introduction to IPL’s new Observing Pollinators kit – 1 week loan period
The Great Sunflower Project
What is it all about? People all over the country are collecting data on pollinators in their yards, gardens, schools and parks. Together, we take counts of the number and types of pollinators visiting plants (especially sunflowers). We have been gathering information on pollinator service since 2008, and now have the largest single body of information about bee pollinator service in North America. Thanks to our thousands of observers, we can determine where pollinator service is strong or weak compared to averages. https://www.greatsunflower.org/