Open House and “Beyond Honeybees” Presentation

November 04
2:30 - 4:00 pm
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Open House and “Beyond Honeybees” Presentation

Join us for a lively presentation on insect pollinators, meet our 4-legged friends from the Philly Goat Project, and enjoy a reception catered by Birchtree Catering during our November 4th Open House!

In celebration of the Year of the Pollinator, Dr. Daniel P. Duran will speak on insect pollinators – the oft-unsung heroes at the heart of many ecological and agricultural systems. He will highlight lesser-known, but critical species, and discuss the ways in which these tiny allies help keep humans alive and in business.

Dr. Duran is a Lecturer at Rowan University, Naturalist at Scotland Run Park in Gloucester County, NJ, and President and co-founder of a non-profit insect conservation organization, The Mid-Atlantic Native & Threatened Insect Zoo (MANTIZ).

2:30 PM – Presentation by Dr. Dan Duran: “Beyond honeybees: beetles, butterflies, bumblebees, and other pollinators”

3:30 PM – Reception catered by Birchtree Catering and a visit from the Philly Goat Project

Location: the Cope House, 1 Awbury Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19138

This event is free and open to the public.  No registration required.


We will also be celebrating the opening of “Photography Contest: “Garden Life Through a Lens” – an exhibition of photographs submitted by our community.


Join us beforehand for our Annual Meeting and learn what’s new at Awbury!  The Annual Meeting begins at 1:00 pm.  Click here for more information.