Through the Support the Bees™ Campaign, Pollinator Partnership (P2) will expand its programs, and guarantee its sustainability for the benefit of pollinators.
Plant a Window Box for Pollinators is a web application and virtual space where you can create your own personal window box by selecting native plants based on your ecoregion. Share your window box with friends online and even create habitat in real life.
Nine years ago the U.S. Senate's unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as "National Pollinator Week" marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations.
The U.S. Bee Buffer Project is looking for farmers, ranchers and orchardists in Ohio to take part in creating a foraging habitat of pollen and nectar sources — a Bee Buffer zone — small plots of land dedicated to honey bee health.
Bee Friendly Farming is an online, self-certification program created by Kathy Kellison and other experts (Sam Droege, Mace Vaughn, Dennis vanEnglesdorp, Marla Spivak, Randy Oliver, Robbin Thorp, Karen Strickler, Gerry Miller, Jeff Anderson, Phil Giles, and Gene Brandi).
NAPPC is a growing, collaborative body of more than 120 diverse partners. Respected scientists, researchers, conservationists, government officials and dedicated volunteers are succeeding with major programs to protect pollinators, to raise pollinator-related issues, and to benefit the health of all species – particularly those most threatened.
The number of monarchs making the annual migration has plummeted in recent years, but Ohioans have stepped forward in unprecedented numbers to make a difference. Support for monarchs starts with one thing that everyone can do: plant for monarchs!
In the absence of Colony Collapse Disorder, this task force will seek out and secure funding for innovative and important work to understand and promote genetic stock improvements, understand and promote best management practices for commercial beekeeping, and promote forage opportunities for colonies on public and private land.
We want you to use the Bee Smart™ School Garden Kit to help expose your students to new ideas about food, wildlife, and plants. It should also help students choose behaviors that support their own health, the health of the planet, and all its plants and animals.