The Conservation and Research Department at the Atlanta Botanical Garden has been working with partners and other organizations for more than 20 years, in restoring habitats, conducting research on endangered plant species, and ways to reproduce and establish them into their natural habitat. Panola Mountain State Park is just one of many partners who has … More Pollinator Conservation through grassland restoration at Panola Mt
Pollinator gardens are an important addition to urban landscapes as they provide a green-way corridor that connects pollinators to their habitats. Two of Atlanta’s newest urban parks; Lindsay Street Park and Vine City Park have recently had pollinator gardens designed and installed by the Atlanta Botanical Garden. These parks not only give a place for pollinators to rest … More Measuring pollinator diversity at urban parks.
The buzz surrounding our declining pollinators keeps getting louder and louder. The recently developed UGA Public Service and Outreach program, Connect to Protect, joins the Greater Atlanta Pollinator Partnership (GAPP) in spreading the word about the loss of our native insect diversity and providing ways to get involved. Like GAPP, Connect to Protect focuses on … More You have to Connect to Protect!
Standing in the shadow of Mercedez Benz Stadium in Atlanta is the newly renovated Vine City Park. A greenspace project for the Vine City community, planned and constructed by the Conservation fund, Park Pride, City of Atlanta, Invest Atlanta, The Arthur Blank Foundation, Atlanta Botanical Garden and many other volunteers and organizations. Almost 10 years in the making this space … More Urban pollinator parks – Vine City Park.
Lindsay Street Park has had quite a transformation. This is the first park in English Avenue, a historic Atlanta neighborhood which is currently undergoing a large number of innovative community projects to revitalize the area. The renovation of the park was led by the Conservation Fund, with help from partners Trees Atlanta, Park Pride, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, members of … More Pollination with a purpose. Lindsay Street Park
Do you want to know who is who in your pollinator garden? Well now you can thanks to The North American Butterfly Association ( Georgia- Piedmont Chapter), who have teamed up with Dr. Jaret Daniels and Monarchs acrossGeorgia to create a Georgia butterfly brochure. With funding from Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites and the U.S … More Georgia Butterfly Brochure
The Disney documentary “Wings of Life” unveils the secret life of bats, butterflies, and bumblebees through the use of macrophotography. This nature documentary by filmmaker Louis Schwartzberg, will be screening on Saturday June 25th 2016 from 11:00am to 12:30pm at the Midtown Arts Cinema, in Midtown Atlanta. If you are interested in attending the event, … More Disney movie highlights pollinators
Come and join the GAPP team and other partners on Saturday June 18th from 9:00am to 1:00pm for a fun day of hands-on Monarch butterfly and pollinator activities at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. Sponsored by the Rosalyn Carter Butterfly Trail, The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, and the U.S Fish and … More Discovery day at the Jimmy Carter Library
Science Cafe is returning to the The Atlanta Botanical Garden this summer, and this years theme is Pollinators in The Garden! These informal talks will be held every second Sunday, May- October, and are an excellent way for researchers and scientists to interact and engage with public audiences. This year the schedule includes researchers and scientists … More Pollinator talks at the Atlanta Botanical Garden
Come join GAPP and other dedicated conservation related groups for Endangered Species Day 2016 on Saturday, May 14th from 10am-2pm at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Representatives and partners of GAPP will be at the Garden educating the local community about pollinator conservation efforts in Georgia, and of course providing information on pollinator gardens! This event draws groups from all … More Endangered Species Day 2016