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NEW: Urban landscapes can be designed to welcome pollinators. Which plants, shrubs and trees we select and how we care for them can make a difference in supporting bees and butterflies. Learn how to protect and increase pollinators in your landscape. “Protecting and enhancing pollinators in urban landscapes for the U.S. North Central Region” provides information for landscapers and gardeners who want to attract pollinators and protect them during pest management tactics.
Visit the Pollinators and Pollination Resource page for tip sheets, videos and more on smart gardening to protect pollinators.
Landscapers, nursery owners and gardeners can receive financial assistance for creating or improving monarch butterfly habitat.
Attend sessions on pollinator conservation, climate change, H2A worker program, direct marketing and wine grape canopy management and winemaking practices.
Alcona first-grade students spend day learning and preparing for their part in creating library garden.
A complex topic of pollinator decline was discussed and demystified for attendees of the 2017 Protecting Pollinators in Urban Landscapes Conference.
Michigan is a great place to grow fruit, vegetables, flowers and landscape plants. MSU Extension offers many resources including the popular Master Gardener Volunteer Program.