Earth Day is April 22nd.

 

Let's save some pollinators! 

Click on the bumble bee.

 

 

Lack of healthy habitat forage is a top reason for native pollinator decline.

Pollinator Friendly is building a sanctuary bursting with 1,000's of flowers.  We're making it super easy for you to help.  Just click on the bumble bee to donate and we'll plant them for you.

 


POLLINATOR FRIENDLY CALENDAR

4/19/18: School of Environmental Studies:  PFA Pollinator conservation education at Apple Valley School of ES. 

4/21/18:  Warner Nature Center Gardening with Native Pollinators with Heather Holm and PFA.  Join us for a fascinating program.  15375 Norell Avenue, Marine on St. Croix. 10:00-11:15 am.  Call Warner to register 651-433-2427.

4/21/18: Great River Bee Run at Boom Island, Minneapolis- 5K run along the great Mississippi, visit Pollinator Friendly among the green educational booths, and activities. 

4/22/18:  Support Pollinator Friendly Allianceon Earth Day. 

4/28/18:  Falcon Heights Sustainability Fair.  Visit PFA at the fair 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Falcon Heights Community Park, corner of Cleveland and Roselawn avenues.

5/5/18:  Flores de Mayo at Urban Growler -  Raise a glass for pollinators.  Visit Pollinator Friendly at the Growler, 2325 Endicott Street, St. Paul noon-5:00 pm. 

5/12/18:  Lakeside Park with St. Croix River Association's Boat and Bike Event.  Visit Pollinator Friendly's booth from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Lakeside Park, Bayport, Minnesota.

5/19/18 *tentative* date to be confirmed:  Spring planting day, Pollinators Landing at Mulberry Creek :  Join us to plant 1,000's of native pollinator plugs (Laurel & Owens Streets, Stillwater).  Stay tuned for details, weather dependent.

6/2/18:  Sunfish Lake Park Nature Center Grand Opening. Visit Pollinator Friendly Alliance, Lake Elmo, times to come.

6/9/18:  Landscape Revival Native Plant Sale.  Visit Pollinator Friendly's booth.  Richard Walton Memorial Park, 1584 Hadley Avenue North, Oakdale, Minnesota. 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

9/8/18 The BUTTERFLY CONVERGENCE, Pollinators Landing at Mulberry Creek.  Launch party, unveiling & ribbon cutting ceremony with bee science, dancers, musicians and performers, and field tours. 11:00 am - 2:00 pm...more to come, stay tuned.


Exciting News * Pollinators Landing Final Phase * Spring 2018

Watch for Spring, 2018 dates to be announced:  Ground first broke 2015 with a bee lawn and flower garden at the historic pumphouse site, Laurel & Owens, Stillwater.  In 2016, work began on restoration of the slope along Brown's Creek Trail behind the pumphouse.  In 2017, turf was removed for the upper prairie and the first wildflower seeding.  Spring, 2018 will bring the final phase of prairie to the sanctuary.  Native seeds and flower plugs are to be installed this spring.  Join us in honor of Earth Day to plant 2,000 flower plugs (weather dependent - late May.)  Email laurie@pollinatorfriendly.org to join the planting crew.

9/8/2018:  The Butterfly Convergence . Celebrate the official inauguration of Pollinators Landing.  Stay tuned. Laurel & Owens Street, Stillwater  11:00 am - 2:00 pm.