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


 Protect Our Pollinators is a proud Partner of Hudson to Housatonic Regional Conservation Partnership


Protect Our Pollinators is a nonprofit organization devoted to public education

                  and to the conservation of pollinators and their habitats.

SAVE THE DATE FOR THIS SPECIAL EVENT

Newtown Pollinator Pathway Kickoff

Sunday, April 7,   2- 4 PM

Cyrenius Booth Library, Main Street

                               - Free and Open to the Public -

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

Beekeepers are experiencing losses of honeybee colonies in part by the use of systemic pesticides, especially Neonicotinoids (Neo-nics) which are lethal to bees and other pollinators. 

Email:  ProPollinators@gmail.com

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/protectourpollinators


- to save our endangered pollinators through  education and action.

click icon for Newtown Pathway event

Neonicotinoids (Neo-nics)

These systemic Insecticides are lethal to bees and other pollinators.

Bee Pals

Our Mission

Important Pollinators:

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


UPCOMING EVENTS‚Äč

Thursday, March 14   1:30PM

New Britain Garden Club

Presentation: Protecting Our Pollinators.


Sunday, April 7,    2:00PM

Newtown Pollinator Pathway Kickoff


Wednesday, April 17  7:00PM

Presentation for DAR, Danbury Museum & Historical Society, Main Street, Danbury: Pollinator presentation.


APRIL NATIVE PLANTS SALES

19-20 - Eastern CT Conservation District, Ocean State Job Lot Bldg., Gales Ferry.

26-27 - Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn.

26-28- NW Conservation District, Goshen Fairgrounds.

CT River Coastal Conservation Dist., Westbrook Outlets.


Saturday, April 27  10:00 - 4:00PM

Newtown Earth Day, Newtown Middle School.


MAY NATIVE PLANTS SALES

Fri./Sat., 3-4  - N. Central Conservation District, Tolland County Ag Center, Vernon, and 4-H Education Center Bloomfield.

Saturday, 11th - Bartlett Arboretum, Stamford.

Sat./Sun., 18-19- Audubon Greenwich.  Menunkatuck Audubon, Guilford, pre-ordering.


Tuesday, May 14

Caudatowa Garden Club of Ridgefield,

Pesticides & Pollinators - time to be announced.


Saturday, May 18  11:00AM

CT Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury,

1361 Main Street, Glastonbury, Native Plant Talk

Concert for Pollinators held last May

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NOFA Conference  on March 10, 2018