ABG Talk focuses on understanding pollen

The Atlanta Botanical Garden hosts Science Cafe, a series of informal science based talks that encourage the public to engage with speakers on important topics. This years series focuses on pollinators and their conservation, and highlights several important pollinator related projects and the researchers behind them. Today we highlight the presentation given on July 10th […]

Pollinator talks at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

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 […]

Endangered Species Day 2016

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 […]

The Greening Youth Foundation takes action in Atlanta’s parks and green spaces

Did you know the city of Atlanta owns 350 parks and green spaces? All of these areas play a pivotal role in linking green space across metro Atlanta for pollinators. The upkeep of these areas is a mammoth task, and today GAPP is highlighting a conservation group who  maintain some of Atlanta’s most underutilized urban […]

EPA Takes Action to Protect Pollinators

On June 20, 2014, President Obama released the National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators. The strategy helps reduce honey bee wintering loss, restore monarch butterfly populations, and enhance acres of land for pollinators. As we know pollinators are extremely important to human and environmental health because they determine fertilization, […]

Why pollinator gardens are vital to urban landscapes.

Watch Sarah Bergmann creator of Pollinator Pathways, talk about designing “biodiversity back in” by creating linked pollinator habitats that form urban green space corridors. Beginning with a single pollinator pathway project in Seattle, Bergmann has taken the model and created a visionary plan to involve strengthening and reconnecting fragmented green spaces in urban landscapes across […]

Come See Us at Endangered Species Day 2015!

Come join us for Endangered Species Day 2015 this Saturday, May 30th from 10am-2pm at the Atlanta Botanical Garden for your chance to learn about pollinator conservation efforts in Georgia and how you can help! GAPP will be joining Zoo Atlanta, Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance, Fernbank Museum, Monarchs Across Georgia, and more conservation-centered organizations to […]