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!
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 … More ABG Talk focuses on understanding pollen
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
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
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 … More The Greening Youth Foundation takes action in Atlanta’s parks and green spaces
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, … More EPA Takes Action to Protect Pollinators
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 … More Why pollinator gardens are vital to urban landscapes.
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 … More Come See Us at Endangered Species Day 2015!