NOFA Conference at WCSU on March 11, 2017
UPCOMING P.O.P. EVENTS
Wednesday, April 5
Seeds - The Untold Story
Stage One, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield
Matinee 3PM, Evening Showing 7PM
No Charge, Reservations recommended
Saturday, April 22
Newtown Earth Day
P.O.P. Pollinator Booth & Children's Activities
in association with The Garden Club of Newtown
Newtown Middle School
Queen Street, Newtown
10AM - 4PM
Saturday, June 20
Hazardous Waste Day
Newtown Public Works
4 Turkey Hill Road, Newtown
9AM - 2PM
June 19 - 25
National Pollinator Week
P.O.P. Children's Poster Challenge
(Details to be announced)
Vanishing of the Bees
Brookfield Garden Club
P.O.P. Presentation about Neonics and Native Bees
March 11 & 12
NOFA Winter Conference
Western Connecticut State University
P.O.P. Presentation & Booth
Creating & Improving Pollinator Habitat on Your Farm
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven
What Does a Pollinator Habitat Look Like?
Wilton Land Conservation Trust
January 23, 2017
Redding Garden Club
P.O.P. Presentation:Environmental Issues of Neonicotinoid Pesticides
Rusty-Patch Bumble Bee and other native bees and pollinators are in decline due to habitat loss, pesticide use, and climate change.
Newtown Health Fair display on September 17
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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 their European honeybee colonies in part by the use of systemic pesticides, especially Neonicotinoids (Neo-nics) which are lethal to bees and other pollinators.