Best Floral Friends: Insects and Wildflowers in the Bay Area

California poppy with bee

Nothing says spring like wildflowers! As their beautiful colors start appearing in our landscapes, look a little closer and you’ll see the reason we have these incredible displays… insects! Come hear some stories about the amazing relationships between insects and plants, and why we have insects to thank for our springtime wildflower shows. Part of our Naturalist Talks Series with the East Bay Regional Park District. 

To register, email Or watch live on Facebook by visiting the Oakland Library Facebook page.

Upcoming Talks:

April 13: Best Floral Friends: Insects and Wildflowers in the Bay Area 

June 8: Edible Stories

Aug 17: Flies

Oct 26: Urban Wildlife

Every other month, the Oakland library hosts a fun and engaging talk about local natural history, presented by naturalist Constance Taylor of East Bay Regional Parks. Constance Taylor is a Naturalist and an amphibian enthusiast.  

The East Bay Regional Park District is a system of beautiful parklands and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties to the east of San Francisco. The system comprises nearly 125,000 acres in 73 parks, including over 1,250 miles of trails. They acquire, manage, and preserve natural and cultural resources for all to enjoy now and into the future.

Image is "California Poppy & Bee" by Just chaos and is licensed under CC BY 2.0.


Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm


Online or By Phone

Zoom and Facebook Live