Join the Buzz at the Gardens: The Great Southeast Pollinator Census is Here!

We extend a warm invitation to families and nature enthusiasts of all ages to take part in The Great Southeast Pollinator Census, an exhilarating citizen science initiative spearheaded by the University of Georgia. And what better place to engage in this captivating endeavor than the heartwarming Gardens at Brookdale.

The Gardens at Brookdale showcase the power of community-driven efforts. These gardens yield fresh crops that directly support individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness at the Brookdale Resource Center. The Gardens serve as a tangible reminder of the significant influence of collaborative endeavors.

This special event at the Gardens at Brookdale is open to everyone. Whether you're a passionate nature lover or a curious kid wanting to know more about pollinators and plants. It presents an opportunity to contribute meaningfully to scientific research while enjoying a family-friendly event amidst the captivating beauty of our local gardens.

Event Details:

Date: Friday, August 18th and Saturday, August 19th

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: The Gardens at Brookdale, 3600 Brookdale Ave., Macon, GA

Registration Link:

By participating in the census, you're not merely collecting data on pollinator populations; you're nurturing a profound comprehension of the delicate balance that characterizes our natural world. It offers individuals of all ages a chance to interact meaningfully with the environment, fostering hands-on engagement.

So, mark your calendars for August 18th and 19th, and join us at the Gardens at Brookdale for an experience that seamlessly blends education, conservation, and community.