Pollinator Progress! Celebrate Sept 11

Governor Mark Dayton Issues Executive Order to Reverse Pollinator Decline and Restore Pollinator Health in Minnesota   August 26, 2016
Action steps outlined for state agencies to minimize negative impact on bees and other insect pollinators

Join us at to celebrate at  PolliNATION 2016 – Sunday September 11  http://pollination.bpt.me/

Party with a purpose at Kissing Birch Farm.  FANTASTIC LINE UP OF INDIE BANDS     PLUS: Craft Beers and a a food building Brought to you by the Pollinator Friendly Alliance http://www.pollinatorfriendly.org/

Star Tribune – Dayton issues bee-friendly rules limiting insecticide use. Activists say new rule puts state “miles ahead” on bees. By Jennifer Brooks Star Tribune AUGUST 26, 2016  LINK

MPR – Seeking to reverse bee decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide use  LINK 

Guardian Plan bee: Minnesota sets broad limits on chemicals blamed for bee decline  LINK 


Join us at the Pollinator Friendly Alliance big event near Stillwater on Sunday Sept 11


PolliNATION 2016 – Sunday September 11
Party with a purpose at Kissing Birch Farm.
Brought to you by the Pollinator Friendly Alliance

Rogue Valley, Trapper Schoepp & The Shades, Javier & the Wayback, Lori Barbero of Babes in Toyland

Plus Bee advocates including..Pollinator Friendly Alliance, Bee Lab’s Dr. Daniel Cariveau, Dr. Vera Krischik, Bee Atlas, Great River Greening, Pesticide Action Network, Pollinate Minnesota, Rebecca Otto (State Auditor), Washington Conservation District

PLUS: Craft Beers from Surly, Sociable Ciderwerks, Cutting Edge Food Trucks from Anchor Fish & Chips, Nice Cream, FOOD BUILDING, Red Table Meat Company, The Lone Grazer Creamery, Bakers Field Flour & Bread, and Local Peoples Choice Honeys from Bare Honey, Bone Lake Meadows Honey and Natures Nectar.

On a beautiful fall day, bring your blanket and stay a while. Pollinator Friendly Alliance presents, POLLI*NATION 2016 to celebrate the TINY giants of our eco-system – OUR POLLINATORS. Expect bee science and gargantuan art interactives, Aveda massage and herbal remedies, henna tatoos, pollinator awards and awesome performances. We are abuzz with pollinator awareness.



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