Together, we seek to enhance the Minneapolis riverfront environment—for people and pollinators alike.
The Great River Coalition advocates for initiatives and policies that consider the historical, commercial, spiritual, and environmental significance of one of the Twin Cities' greatest assets: the mighty Mississippi. In doing so, we bring awareness to the vital role pollinators play in the health of our riverfront communities. Learn more.
Join the Great River Coalition 2018 Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Pollinator Summit
Friday, October 12, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum | Chaska, MN
Pollinators and other beneficial insects are in trouble, with multiple stressors such as habitat loss, fragmentation, pesticide use, and disease contributing to alarming damage to their health and biodiversity. The decline serious implications for the health of our landscapes, our food systems, and our communities.
The Great River Coalition is an Endorsing Organization for this summit, which will bring together the newest research and best management practices to inform and inspire your work for pollinators.
The 2018 Pollinators Summit features sessions & panels such as:
"A Guide to Restoring the Little Things That Run our World" - Doug Tallay
"Nutrition of Roadside Plants for Pollinators" - Laura Agnew
"Native Bee Lab Update" - Dr. Daniel Cariveau
"Pollinator Perspectives: Voices from Solar Sites" - Rob Davis
"Monarchs in Conservation Lands" - Laura Lukens
"Pollinator Perspectives: Voices from the Field" - Becky Masterman
Did you know?
The Minneapolis riverfront is part of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, which holds the distinction as the country's only national park along the Mississippi River. Pollinators rely on this land for critical habitat—and we rely on them. Learn more about our goal of creating a Pollinator Pathway.
Ready to join our cause? Find out how you can help.