Rock Point to receive pollinator grant

News Release — Episcopal Church of Vermont July 7, 2017 Contact: Maurice L. Harris [email protected] Tel: (802) 451-0249 Rock Point Selected to Receive $10,000 Pollinator Grant BIRLINGTON, VERMONT – Rock Point was recently selected by the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church and the churchwide Advisory Council on the Stewardship of Creation to receive a […]

Corrina Parnapy: Of plants, birds and bees

Research shows that native plants provide the most nutritious insects and fruit.

New Initiative Encourages Easy Way to Help Protect Pollinators and Beneficial Insects

News Release —Wild for Pollinators March 22nd, 2016 Contacts: ●​ ​Lily Myers, Wild for Pollinators Coordinator, Vermont Community Garden Network, Wild For Pollinators [email protected], (802) 861-4769 Mondays & Wednesdays ●​ ​Maree Gaetani, KidsGardening.org, [email protected], 802-324-3699 Go “Wild For Pollinators” at Your School, Business, Farm or Home BURLINGTON, VT – Vermont has more than 275 species of […]

Study ‘Pollinators, Beekeeping, and Products From the Hive’ at Sterling College

News Release — Sterling College March 14, 2017 Media Contact: Christian Feuerstein, Director of Communications, Sterling College 802.586.7711 x164 • [email protected] March 14, 2017 • Craftsbury Common, VT • The economic value of pollinator-dependent crops is estimated to be between $18 billion and $27 billion annually in the United States alone. The School of the […]

UVM researcher’s work could provide salvation for bee species

The rusty patched bumble bee is being considered for federal protection through the Endangered Species Act, thanks in large part to postdoctoral research assistant Leif Richardson.

Ron Krupp: Ali quote speaks to gardeners

The death of Muhammad Ali resurrects a sweet childhood memory of the great fighter, whose famous quote, “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,” now holds a special meaning for gardeners.

Local Symposium Highlights Challenges Facing Vermont’s Pollinators

News Release — Agency of Natural Resources March 17, 2016 Contact: Joanne Garton, Outreach Coordinator (802) 249-4217 [email protected] Burlington, VT – The Lakeside Pavilion at the ECHO Science Center was abuzz today with activity surrounding the plight of the bumble bee and its fellow pollinators, including bats, beetles, butterflies, and moths. Over 150 attendees convened […]

ANR holds symposium on pollinators

News Release — Agency of Natural Resources Feb. 19, 2016 Contact: [email protected] 802-828-1000. Join us for a day-long symposium on Vermont’s pollinators Beetles Bees & Butterflies March 17, 2016 Join the conversation! Learn about the complex challenges facing pollinators in Vermont and help identify strategies to protect these essential species. Space is limited – register […]