February Meeting – Pollinator Habitats

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our February 2022 Meeting – via Zoom

Tuesday, February 8th at 9:30 

Program: Creating and Managing Pollinator Habitats

Bryan Tompkins, Wildlife Biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will share specific details about prepping, planting, and maintaining pollinator gardens as complete habitats. He will also discuss different opportunities and methods for implementing other pollinator-habitat components into your area – from assessing and developing a habitat suitable to your site, to working with others in your immediate area to create connected and contiguous habitat components. Bryan takes a deeper look into the elements and factors that are needed to go beyond just creating a nice flower garden. Armed with the information in this talk, you can create a habitat!

Bryan started his career with the National Park Service but has spent the past seventeen years as a Wildlife Biologist with USFWS in Asheville. He serves as USFWS – Southeast Region recovery biologist for the federally endangered rusty-patched bumble bee and is the Energy Project Coordinator for the Asheville Field Office reviewing energy production and development projects. His job responsibilities include coordinating with energy companies to protect threatened and endangered species and their habitats from impacts associated with energy production projects and restoration of early successional habitat on energy project sites. Much of his work focuses on the conservation of pollinator species, emphasizing preservation and restoration of native pollinator species and habitat in the southeast. 


Email  gardenclubweaverville@gmail.com if you are not a Club member and would like to join this Zoom Meeting


The Garden Club of Weaverville is a co-ed, non-profit organization open to everyone. For more information on what we do, becoming a member or supporting the club visit our website.