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Welcome to Pollination Station!
"Environmental education focusing on Monarch Butterflies, Pollinators, NJ Wildlife and their unique roles in our ecosystem"
"Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over....
she became a butterfly!"
WHO * WHAT * WHY
During our active duty days as a military family, our goal was to be a part of each community in which we lived. Although those communities changed, one thing was constant: we were always drawn to nature and environmental activities. Time constraints and new assignments hindered involvement at the levels we really desired, however. Not until our final move were we really able to take on some new challenges.
For the last eleven years, we have been actively involved in wildlife rehabilitation and education at a local wildlife hospital and nature center, both as volunteers and employees. Working mostly with birds of prey and the occasional reptile or mammal, we were often found in festival type settings teaching about the environment and the impact humans have on wildlife. It wasn't long before we, as back yard beekeepers, incorporated honeybees into our displays with Monarch Butterflies and native pollinators soon following.
Military retirement behind us, we have struck out on our own as POLLINATION STATION but you can still find us at festival style events as well as at indoor venues presenting our well received interactive powerpoint lectures.
We continue to dabble with the wildlife hospital but today mostly focus on the importance of environmental preservation.
Enjoy your visit to our site and a sincere thank you to those who help with our programs, sponsor butterflies and help support our mission.
I'm going to be a butterfly!