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
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
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.
Native Bees, European honeybees, butterflies, insects, birds, and bats.
- to save our endangered pollinators through education and action.
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.