UPCOMING P.O.P. EVENTS
February 22-25CT Flower & Garden Show
CT Convention Center, Hartford
Planting for Pollinators and Pesticides & Pollinators displays
Saturday, March 10, NOFA, 9:00-4:00PM
Western CT State University, 151 White Street, Danbury
Factors Influencing Pollinator Decline presentationandinformation table
Wednesday, March 14 - 1:00PM
Guilford Garden Club, St. George Church Hall
33 Whitefield Square, Guilford
Pollinator Decline and What We Can Do to Help presentation
Saturday, March 17, CT Master Gardener Symposium, Connecticut College, New London
Planting for Pollinators display
Tuesday, March 20 - 6:30 - 8:30PM
New Mornings Market, Main Street, Woodbury
Pesticides and Pollinators: A Look to the Future
program is free to public
Thursday, March 22- 6:00 - 8:00PM
Danbury Adult Education, Access School
Miry Brook Road, Danbury.
For Information, contact Jennifer Rubbo, email@example.com
Program: Pollinators and How We Can Help Them
Wednesday, April 18 - 7:00PM
Wilton Pollinator Pathway,Ridgefield Library
Presentation: Pesticides and Pollinators
Saturday, April 21 - 10:00 - 4:00PM
Pollinator Information Booth & Children's crafts.
Newtown Middle School, Queen Street, Newtown
Woodbury Earth Day, Main Street, Woodbury
Celebrate Our Pollinators, information booth & Children's crafts
Tuesday, April 24- 1:00PM
Garden Club of Newtown,Cyrenius Booth Library, Main Street, Newtown
Presentation: We Need Our Pollinators
Tuesday, May 8- 11:00AM
Pomperaug Valley Garden Club,Senior Center, Woodbury
Overview: Pesticides and Pollinators
Wednesday, May 30- 6:00 - 8:00PM
Southbury Adult Education,Pomperaug High School
For information, contact Maria Azar-Brandes
program: Pollinators and How We Can Help them
Rusty-Patch Bumble Bee and other native bees and pollinators are in decline due to habitat loss, pesticide use, and climate change.
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Native Bees, European honeybees, butterflies, insects, birds, and bats.
These systemic Insecticides are lethal to bees and other pollinators.
The most commonly used herbicide, glyphosate (Roundup) is wiping out the Monarch butterfly.
- to save our endangered pollinators through education and action.
Beekeepers are experiencing losses of honeybee colonies in part by the use of systemic pesticides, especially Neonicotinoids (Neo-nics) which are lethal to bees and other pollinators.
NOFA Conference at WCSU on March 11, 2017