The most commonly used herbicide, Glyphosate (Roundup)
is wiping out the Monarch butterfly.
Systemic pesticides called Neonicotinoids (Neo-nics)
are lethal to bees and other pollinators.
Rusty-Patch Bumble Bee and other native bees are in decline primarily due to lack of floral resources and pesticide use.
Kenneth's passion for pollinators started at age 6 when he began educating himself and sharing this knowledge with family, Together they planted pesticide-free pollinator gardens because Kenneth is knows the harm pesticides can do to pollinators.
- to save our endangered pollinators through education and action.
A Most Impressive Young Man
and Pollinator Advocate
Here at Protect Our Pollinators we are taking our cue from our many solitary bee pollinators who have always understood safety in social distancing.
Like many of us who found gardening in the midst of Covid, we stayed safe and managed our Pollinator Pathway Gardens. Many thanks to all the wonderful volunteers who helped us plant, water and weed.
Topics in this issue of Buzzwords include:
- Where Do Pollinators Go in Winter?
- Bittersweet - the tree killer
- Tammy's Garden Event
- Re-imagine Your Lawn
- Polly Bee
These systemic Insecticides are lethal to bees and other pollinators.
Protect Our Pollinators is a proud Partner of Hudson to Housatonic Regional Conservation Partnership
Native Bees, European honeybees, butterflies, insects, birds, and bats.
Continuous corridors of public and private lands
Healthy habitat for bees, butterflies,
and other important pollinators