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.

NOFA Conference at WCSU on March 11, 2017


National Pollinator Week - June 19 -25

Saturday, June 24, 1:00PM

Booth Library & P.O.P. presents :

Vanishing of the Bees, a film highlighting the decline of honeybees during the last decade. Discussion will follow on what is being done in CT  and what can be done locally to support bees and other pollinators.

Open to Public, Free of Charge, refreshmentsprovided by Protect Our Pollinators (P.O.P.)

Children's Poster Challenge Artwork and Pollinator Information Display will be on view until the end of June at the Booth Library, downstairs hallway.

Thursday, July 13, 5:00PM

Danbury Public Library presents:

Our Important Pollinators

Protect Our Pollinators members have a wonderful powerpoint 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.


Friday, Sat. & Sunday, June 9,10, 11

Wild Birds Unlimited 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Brookfield, CT

Birds of Prey demonstration, prizes, and P.O.P.  Pollinator Display.

Sunday, May 21

Hudson Valley Natural Beekeepers

Rainbow Ridge Farm, Bedford, NY

P.O.P. Presentation: Bees & Pesticides

Saturday, May 20

Household Hazardous Waste Day

Newtown Public Works, Newtown

Next Hazardous Waste Day will be in September at Danbury Public Works. Details to follow.

Saturday, 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 & Booth



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.


- to save our endangered pollinators through  education and action.

Our Mission


Neonicotinoids (Neo-nics)

These systemic Insecticides are lethal to bees and other pollinators.

Newtown Health Fair display on September 17

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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.