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Pollinator-Friendly Best Management Practices for Federal Lands

Posted June 16, 2016

Pollinator-Friendly Best Management Practices For Federal Lands cover.

On June 20, 2014, the White House released a “Presidential Memorandum—Creating a Federal Strategy To Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators” (PDF, 52 KB).

With this direction, U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Interior, issue this timely and critically needed document, Pollinator-Friendly Best Management Practices For Federal Lands, May 11, 2015 (PDF, 5.1 MBs).

This document will guide federal land managers to effectively and efficiently use available resources and engage public and private partnerships in taking action for the conservation and management of pollinators and pollinator habitat on federal lands.

Read more about the BMPs…

National Pollinator Week

Hymenophyllum wrightii.
Notice the pollen carried by this bee. Digger bee (Andrenid). Photo by Beatriz Moisset.

Posted June 8, 2016

June 20-26, 2016 has been designated National Pollinator Week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of the Interior.

National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them.

Read more about National Pollinator Week on the Pollinator Partnership website…

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