Chatham County Parks and Recreation to host a Pollinator Week Celebration

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Parks and Recreation invites the community to celebrate the natural resources in Chatham County at the Pollinator Week Celebration. This first-time event will take place Saturday, June 24, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Northeast District Park located at 5804 Big Woods Road, Chapel Hill.

The Pollinator Week Celebration will feature family friendly activities for nature lovers of all ages. Activities will include potting flowers that attendees get to take home, fishing on the pond sponsored by the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission, seed bombs with Pittsboro Parks and Recreation, and other fun and educational stations. Community members can expect to see organizations such as Grand Trees of Chatham County, Friends of the Lower Haw, Chatham County Watershed Protection, Chatham Beekeepers Association, The Haw River Assembly, and more! Chatham County Parks and Recreation will also be sharing information on local trails in celebration of the North Carolina Year of the Trail.

“National Pollinator Week takes place this year from June 19-25,” said Chatham County Parks and Recreation Director Tracy Burnett. “We thought this was a great opportunity to bring together organizations and individuals that share a mission of environmental stewardship, connect our community to nature, and celebrate natural resources in Chatham County.”

For more information, individuals may visit the Pollinator Week Celebration event on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page or contact Mallory Peterson at 919-642-7086 or .