BEST PRACTICES FOR POLLINATORS Summit -  February 8, 2018.  This popular best practices morning fills up fast, Register early.  Limited seating at Silverwood Park.

TOPICS INCLUDE   Pollinator Conservation & Ecology, Managing Landscape for Protection of Endangered Species, Pesticide Drift Effects on Butterflies, Pesticides: Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Herbicide-Free Weed Control for Habitat Establishment, Round Table Discussions: Pollinator Communities, Funding, Urban Habitat, Motivating Staff, Importance of Good Policy, Mapping for Protected Pollinator Habitat, Rethinking Roadsides, Innovative Park Management Practices for Pollinator Conservation & Plant Diversity

Presenters include:  Xerces Society | Pollinator Friendly Alliance | University of Minnesota | Three Rivers Park District | Minnesota Zoo | Dept. of Agriculture | Dept. of Transportation | Washington County Conservation District | Washington County Public Works & Parks | Rep. Rick Hansen | Board of Water & Soil Resources | Dakota County Parks | Wildflower Project .....and more.

POLLINATOR FRIENDLY ALLIANCE Board Retreat.  11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Outing Lodge.

6:00 - 8:00 pm, Dakota Lodge, Thompson Park Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul.

Minnesota Dept of Transportation Stakeholder Group on Metro Area Mowing and Haying in State Right of Way. This Listening Session is and opportunity to make your comments and opinions heard on how our roadsides are managed - 91,000 acres of public land. Please make an effort to attend and let them know we want our roadsides managed to protect pollinators and habitat.

Seeding prairie at Supermax Prison, Stillwater, MN. Stay tuned for time (11/17 snow date).

Washington Pollinator Consortium Meeting . Lake Elmo Park Reserve. 

Pollinator Park prairie installation.

Polli*NATION Festival- Pollinator party of the year. Music, art, food trucks, performance, beer, games, bands, and a whole lotta pollinator goings on. Kissing Birch Farm, Stillwater