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.


Laurie Schneider, Executive Director

Craig Hansen, Chair of Board of Directors

Carson McEvoy, Secretary

Christina Arndt, Treasurer


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.