Wildlife Rehabilitation Center to Host Honey Bee Day

Learn about one of the most important creatures on the planet, the honey bee, during Honey Bee Awareness/Action Day, hosted by Humane Society Calumet Area’s Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (MRWRC) on August 20 from noon to 3 p.m.

The program will feature educational talks, informational booths and activities and crafts for children at the center, located at 570 N. 450 E., Valparaiso, Ind.  A local beekeeper will give a presentation on bees and answer any questions. Educational talks will be held inside at the education center located next to the rehabilitation center.

Attendees can learn why honey bees are important to local gardens and to the environment as a whole. Plus, MRWRC’s experts will answer questions about threats to the bee populations and what a world would be like without bees.

To learn more about the event, contact Nicole at 219.299.8027 or [email protected] More information about MRWRC is available at www.mrwildliferehab.org.

About Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
MRWRC was founded in 1997 by a group of wildlife rehabilitators and enthusiasts. Its primary mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and return orphaned and injured wildlife to the wild. In addition, the center provides educational opportunities for the community that promote informed and humane interaction with native wildlife. In 2014, MRWRC partnered with Humane Society Calumet Area, which allowed the center to substantially expand the scope of its mission and delivery of its services. In 2015, MRWRC admitted 1,075 injured and orphaned native wildlife.