Resources

There are many great organizations devoted to protecting pollinators and promoting the creation of pollinator places. 

The following are a small selection of the valuable resources offered by these organizations.

Free Guide to Attracting Pollinators

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Free Guide to Building a Pollinator Garden in a Small Yard

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Free Print your Own Pollinator Garden Signs

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Free Pollinator Smartphone App

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Milkweed Seed Finder

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Free Pollinator Planting Guides by EcoRegion

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Free 6 page Monarch Plant List

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Download a Free Poster

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Bee Identification Guide

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Monarch Rearing Guide

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A Guide to Raising Monarchs

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Other Valuable Resources

 

Free Guides to Finding your local Native Plants

National Wildlife Federation - https://www.nwf.org/NativePlantFinder/

Pollinator Partnership - https://www.pollinator.org/guides

Xerces Society - https://www.xerces.org/publications/plant-lists

Plant Native - http://plantnative.org/

 

Plants and Seed Packets for your Pollinator Garden

https://www.gardenforwildlife.org/s/plant

https://www.botanicalinterests.com/product/I-Love-Pollinators

 

Native Plant Podcast

https://www.nativeplantpodcast.com/

 

National Organizations devoted to Protecting Pollinators

Pollinator Partnership – https://www.pollinator.org/

The Xerces Society - https://www.xerces.org/

Homegrown National Park - https://homegrownnationalpark.org/

Pollinator Friendly Yards - https://www.facebook.com/groups/QuietOrganicYards/

Native Plant Podcast - https://www.nativeplantpodcast.com/

National Pollinator Garden Network - http://millionpollinatorgardens.org/

Audubon Society - https://www.audubonva.org/creating-wildlife-habitat

All about Monarchs

World Wildlife Federation - https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/monarch-butterfly

Monarch Watch - https://monarchwatch.org/

Monarch Butterfly Garden - https://monarchbutterflygarden.net/

Monarch Joint Venture - https://monarchjointventure.org/

US FWS - https://www.fws.gov/savethemonarch/

All about Bees

Guide to Native Bees of North America - https://bugguide.net/node/view/475348

Native Bees of North America on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/100348733362542/

Bumble Bee Watch - https://www.bumblebeewatch.org/

Virginia Resources

Virginia Native Plant Society - https://vnps.org/

Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy - https://loudounwildlife.org/

Plant NOVA Natives - https://www.plantnovanatives.org/

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