4th Annual NAPPC WHC Pollinator Protection Award presented by NAPPC and Wildlife Habitat Council

American Electric Power Company, Southwestern Electric Power Company won the NAPPC WHC Pollinator Protection Award this year for its pollinator work at its Flint Creek Power Plant in Gentry, AR. Photos coming soon.For more information, visit http://www.wildlifehc.org/pollinatorpractices/award.cfm

Pollen Nation

Pollen Nation follows one migratory beekeeper and a semi-load full of honeybees from Minnesota to California. It's a science documentary disguised as an American road movie, and also the first film to take a look at the phenomenon of industrialized pollination, and the way it is beginning to unravel with dire consequences for all of us. Check out the website for more: www.pollennationthemovie.com

Scientists Discover A Potential Cause of CCD

Click here to learn more about the recent discoveries about Colony Collapse Disorder and what you can do to help.
Read the article in Bloomberg.com
Read the article in Science Express

A Call for "Pollination" of Farm Bill Conservation Title

Calls for pollinator-beneficial enhancements to the Conservation Title in comments have been filed at the April 19th conservation hearing held by the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research. Click here for more information.

1st NAPPC Satellite Meeting in Mexico was a Big Success

NAPPC-Mexico Meeting Agenda
Participant Abstracts
Go to the NAPPC website to join the discussion group (in Spanish)

The National Academy of Sciences Study on the Status of Pollinators in North America is now available

Press Release
Full Report
Report Brief

U.S. Senate passes a Resolution to protect pollinators and designates June 24-30, 2007 National Pollinator Week

Recognizing the importance of pollinators to ecosystem health and agriculture in the United States and the value of partnership efforts to increase awareness about pollinators and support.
Press Release
National Pollinator Week Proclamation
Senate Resolution 580

USDA Secretary of Agriculture Signs Proclamation in Support of National Pollinator Week

Secretary Mike Johanns recognized the significance of the services provided by pollinating species and of building awareness of their importance in land and resource management.
USDA Pollinator Proclamation

U.S. Postal Service introduces a "Pollination" stamp series for release in June 2007

USPS Press Release, "Pollination"
The USPS 2007 Commemorative Stamp Series

The U.S. Postal Service 2007 Commemorative Pollination Stamp. (Photo: © 2006 USPS. Used with permission. All rights reserved.)