POLLENPOLOOZA, Nature by Appointment, Volunteering Opportunities at Crossroads

POLLENPOLOOZA at the Crossroads at Big Creek ( on Aug. 29, 1-3 pm, will be the culmination of a week of education about and appreciation of pollinators. Wild Ones of the Door Peninsula, the Beekeepers of Door County, Victory Garden volunteers and Friends of Crossroads are collaborating to offer this free educational program to the community.

In order to facilitate social distancing, participants are asked to register by emailing [email protected] with “Pollen” as the subject line. Include the names of up to six participants and your phone number. Groups of up to six individuals will be scheduled throughout the event, and masks will be required. 

Nature by Appointment will be available Aug. 27, 28 and 29 at 9, 10 or 11 am; and Sept. 2 and 3 at 6 or 7 pm. Safer at Home units, individuals and small groups will be able to participate in a 45-minute, private outdoor nature program. Mobility-assistive equipment will be available. 

To make the appointment, email [email protected] with “Nature by Appointment” as the subject line. List the names of participants, the days and times when you’re available, and the program topic of your choice: pollinator tour of the Meadow Trail, low-impact tour of the Bird and Butterfly Garden, or a program for kids about pollinators.

Volunteers are invited Aug. 28, 7-9 am; and Sept. 1, 6-8 pm, to work on the Begin with the Creek ecological-restoration project. Volunteers will adhere to social distancing and are asked to supply their own water, sunscreen and boots. 


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