Rusty-Patch Bumble Bee and other native bees and  pollinators are in decline due to habitat loss, pesticide use, and climate change.


Important Pollinators:

Native Bees, European honeybees, butterflies, insects, birds, and bats.

Neonicotinoids (Neo-nics)

These systemic Insecticides are lethal to bees and other pollinators.


Protect Our Pollinators is a nonprofit organization devoted to public education and to the conservation of pollinators and their habitats.


The most commonly      used herbicide, glyphosate (Roundup) is wiping out the Monarch butterfly.

- to save our endangered pollinators through  education and action.

Our Mission

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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Email:  ProPollinators@gmail.com

Facebook:  ProtectOurPollinators.org


July 13

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

June 24

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

Brookfield, CT

Birds of Prey demonstration,

P.O.P.  Pollinator Display.

May 21

Hudson Valley Natural Beekeepers

Rainbow Ridge Farm, Bedford, NY

P.O.P. Presentation: Bees & Pesticides

April 22

Newtown Earth Day

Newtown Middle School

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