Several regional and national organizations are dedicated to the protection of pollinators. These organizations offer leadership in our efforts to conserve pollinators and provide valuable information and resources.   

  • ODOT’s Statewide Roadside Pollinator Habitat Program Restoration Guidelines and Best Management Practices outlines the recent federal policies put in place to protect pollinator populations across the United States and the efforts made by ODOT to incorporate IRVM (Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management) practices into the existing ROW (Right of Way) management regimes.

  • Bee City USA

  • The Bee Lab is a research, extension and outreach construct based out of Ohio State’s campus in Wooster. The program is dedicated to research and outreach on topics related to honey bees, wild bees and other pollinators.

  • Integrated Vegetation Management Partners

  • The Monarch Joint Venture has brought together partners from across the United States in a unified effort to conserve the monarch migration. This diverse partnership ranges from government agencies to NGOs, businesses, and academic institutions that work together to implement science-based conservation actions in the form of education, habitat, and research. Learn more about their local work at Monarch Wings Across Ohio

  • The mission of the Pollinator Stewardship Council is to defend managed and native pollinators vital to a sustainable and affordable food supply from the adverse impact of pesticides.

  • Pollinator Partnership’s mission is to promote the health of pollinators, critical to food and ecosystems, through conservation, education, and research.

  • The mission of Wild Ones is to educate people across the country about the importance of native plants and natural practices to reduce the effects of climate change and support pollinators, beneficial insects, and the environment.

  • The Xerces Society in a non-profit that protects the natural world through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats. Their three key program areas are: Pollinator Conservation Program, Endangered Species Conservation, and Reducing Pesticide Use and Impacts.