“Organic-Approved Pesticides: Minimizing Risks to Pollinators” is a fact sheet from the Xerces Society which details which pesticides, repellants, etc. are non-toxic to pollinators, background on effects of pesticides on bees, and approaches to safer pesticide applications.
Learn About Safe Use of Pesticides for Pollinators
A leading international conservation group has designated the monarch butterfly as endangered, put it is still not legally protected.
Monarch Watch is providing free milkweed seedlings to schools and non-profits, as well as for large-scale restoration projects.
Okies for Monarchs is featured in a new short video documentary about monarch conservation in Oklahoma. Watch, learn, and plant milkweed!
The eastern monarch population declined 26% from last year to 2.10 hectares, while scientists estimate that at least 6 hectares are needed to sustain the population.
Agroforestry practices could double the number of insect pollinators helping farmers produce food, new research has demonstrated.