Mission: To protect and restore pollinators to improve the environment and sustain our food supply. 

Vision: We envision a world that values the environment and lives in harmony with pollinators, our lands and waters.

WHO WE ARE:  PFA is a dynamic grassroots conservation organization concerned about the steep decline of pollinators powered by volunteers, the support of our partners and community.  Pollinator Friendly Alliance is a non-profit 501C3.


Christina Arndt, Treasurer

Kathy Feste, Board of Directors

Craig Hansen, Chair of Board of Directors

Tim Hanson, Board of Directors

Lisa Kane, Board of Directors

Tara Kelly, Board of Directors

Jonathan Kvasnik, Board of Directors

Carson McEvoy, Secretary

Claudia Morgan, Board of Directors,

Laurie Schneider, Executive Director


email: laurie@pollinatorfriendly.org

Volunteer for habitat installation or gardening, advocacy or community stewardship, organizational support, or special events.

Internships: Pollinator conservation internships designed to grow your experience and knowledge.


• Pollinator conservation programs and presentations;

• Events: PolliNATION Art & Music Festival, and Best Practices for Pollinators Summit;

• Restore protected pollinator habitat;

• Reduce pesticide use through education, collaborations with state, county and local community, and advocating change;

• Promote civic stewardship and pollinator protections in Minnesota state, county and local communities.

• Collaborations to increase impact, together we are stronger.

2018 - 2019 Strategies:

• Increase protected habitat including Butterfly Landing at Pine Point Park and Pollinators Landing at Mulberry Creek..

• Develop capacity building actions with refined systems for fundraising to increase sustainable donor base and 501C3 grant opportunities.

• Create statewide coalition for public utility right of way habitat best practices initiative.

• Expand collaborative projects and programs with other public and privately held organizations.

• Foster Pollinator Friendly resolutions and ordinances in Minnesota communities.