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 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
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.
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.
National Pollinator Week Proclamation
Senate Resolution 580
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
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.)