Rusty-Patch Bumble Bee and other native bees and pollinators are in decline due to habitat loss, pesticide use, and climate change.
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.
NOFA Conference at WCSU on March 11, 2017
Beekeepers are experiencing losses of their European honeybee colonies in part by the use of systemic pesticides, especially Neonicotinoids (Neo-nics) which are lethal to bees and other pollinators.
Newtown Health Fair display on September 17
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Presentation by P.O.P. at Danbury Public Library:
Our Important Pollinators
A power point presentation on our valued pollinators: who they are, why they are important, what they need, and how we can help protect them. You may be surprised at who they are and what we would be missing without them.
National Pollinator Week - June 19-25
Booth Library & P.O.P. presentation:
Vanishing of the Bees, a film highlighting the decline of honeybees during the last decade. Discussion followed on what is being done in CT and what we can do locally to support bees and other pollinators.
June 9,10, 11
Wild Birds Unlimited 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
Birds of Prey demonstration,
P.O.P. Pollinator Display.
Hudson Valley Natural Beekeepers
Rainbow Ridge Farm, Bedford, NY
P.O.P. Presentation: Bees & Pesticides
Newtown Earth Day
Queen Street, Newtown
P.O.P. Booth and Children's activities
March 11 & 12
NOFA Winter Conference
Western Connecticut State University
P.O.P. Presentation on Neonicotinoids & Display Booth