Valentine Midland News

Pollen makers and pollinators

Valentine, Nebraska – There are at least 18 insect pollinators that are deemed at risk in Nebraska. Pollinators include not just bees and wasps, but also beetles, birds, bats and even small mammals. The Niobrara National Scenic River, along with the Niobrara Council, is offering opportunities for the public to participate in scientific research on Friday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. CT. On Friday July 24, we will explore pollinators. Citizen Science events will take place at the Niobrara National Scenic River Visitor Center located at 214 W. Highway 20, Valentine, NE 69201, and will continue through July 31.

Valentine Bike Share holds Ribbon Cutting

Valentine Bike Share holds Ribbon Cutting

Getting around Valentine will be breezy with a bright red bike from Valentine Bike Share. The service is owned by Heartland Bike Share, a 501c3 non-profit organization. Benjamin Foltz is a co-founder, former officer, and currently serving on the board of directors for Nebraska’s statewide non-profit advocacy group the Bike Walk Nebraska. He also serves on the board of directors for the Nebraska Trails Foundation. He is a League Cycling Instructor certified through the League of American Bicyclists and has taught multiple bicycle safety courses to riders of all ages and skills. Benny joined Heartland Bike Share as the Special Projects and Business Manager working for both the Heartland B-cycle (Omaha Metro) and BikeLNK (Lincoln) programs, and then launching the organizations third bike share program, Valentine Bike Share, as the Executive Director.

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Ainsworth Star-Journal

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Valentine Midland News

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