Pollinator Information and Resources
MSHS Pollinator Plant Packs
Each pack has 6 different plants perfect for the type of pollinator garden you want. Learn more
Available at Garden Centers and Plant Sales this Spring
Pollinators: MSHS State Fair Educational Display Posters
- Types of Pollinators
- Threats to Pollinators
- How to Help Pollinators
- Pollinators and Native Plants
Pollinators: MSHS State Fair Educational Display Articles
Heather Holm, Pollinators of Native Plants, www.pollinatorsnativeplants.com
- Native Plants for Native Bees - posters based on your garden's conditions
- Cavity-Nesting Native Bees
- Ground-Nesting Native Bees
University of Minnesota, Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability, www.entomology.umn.edu/cues
Save Our Monarchs Foundation, www.saveourmonarchs.org
Northern Gardener Magazine, Minnesota State Horticultural Society, www.northerngardener.org:
• July/August 2014: "Understanding Neonics" and "Friends of the Bees"
• July/August 2011: "A Haven for Hummingbirds"
• September/October 2014: "Dragon Bait"
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, www.xerces.org
- Xerces Society Report: "Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Effects of Neonicotinoid Insecticides on Agriculturally Important Beneficial Invertebrates"
- Pollinator Conservation: Three Simple Steps to Help Bees and Butterflies
- Pollinator Plants: Great Lakes Region
- Nests for Native Bees
- Tunnel Nest Construction and Management
- Butterfly Gardening
- Farming with Pollinators
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service, www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/plantsanimals/pollinate
North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC), www.pollinator.org
Minnesota Department of Agriculture, www.mda.state.mn.us/protecting/bmps/pollinators
"H.F. 976 Article 1: Development of Pollinator Habitat Best Management Practices"
"H.F. 976 Article 2: Pollinator Report"