Pollinator Health Information for Gardeners


Pollinator Health Information for Gardeners

(Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

Pollinators are a gardener’s friend. Most flowering plants (includingfruit and vegetables) can’t reproduce without the help of bees,wasps, butterflies, moths, flies, hummingbirds or other pollinators.The loss of pollinators threatens biodiversity and the survivalof many native flowering plants that are important sources of food,habitat and other resources for people and wildlife.

By taking a few simple steps to protect these important creatures,you can help your garden thrive – and boost pollinator populationsin Ontario.

What you can do to help:
• Provide food
• Provide water
• Provide shelter
• Become involved with a group

Become involved with a group

We all have a part to play in helping pollinators to thrive inOntario. You can help by getting involved in groups that work topromote pollinators or participating in “citizen science”projects by providing useful information to help track and monitorpollinators and their habitats. Both are easy to do. Learn moreabout the many organizations in Ontario that have pollinator initiativesor are coordinating citizen science projects for pollinator researchat Pollinator action highlights.

Learn more
• You can find more detailed information in GardenerAction Plan.

Summary:

For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca


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Project entered on: April 15, 2020 at 9:19 pm


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