Wednesday Evening Lectures Lecture

What’s the Buzz? Planting for Pollinators

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Photo by Jim Hudgins/USFWS



Free and Open to the Public

Cindy will explain how to plant gardens to attract native bees and butterflies. Cindy will show examples of successful pollinator gardens on Madeline Island. She will demonstrate how to plant and show examples of riparian borders.


Cynthia Dalzell, Landscape Architect, has been designing landscapes for both commercial and residential projects for almost 40 years. Her business, Sylvan Design, LLC is a full-service landscape design and installation firm based on Madeline Island in Lake Superior. Her specialties are in hardscape with natural materials of lake stone and natural flagstone. She has a deep background in native plant materials and knowledge of landscape plants and planting. Two of her favorite garden specialties are native meadows and woodland gardening for both shade and sun locations.


This program is made possible by the generous support of Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve and the Apostle Islands Area Community Fund.


Madeline Island Museum
Madeline Island Museum, 226 Colonel Woods Ave
La Pointe, WI 54850-0009

Location Information

The museum, composed of three historic island structures and the modern Capser Center, contains exhibits detailing Wisconsin history from 17th-century exploration and the era of the fur trade to the arrival of summer tourists, known as cottagers, in the early 20th century.

Accessibility Information

Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Call ahead to make arrangements.