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Pollinator Pathway Stamford

We hit our goal! Thanks to you we are bringing back pollinators to Kosciuszko Park. See our progress so far. We still need volunteers to help with the garden. Email Us!

Welcome to Pollinator Pathway Stamford! We are helping to create a corridor of safe habitats for birds, bees, butterflies and other pollinators that extends across our city and into other towns. Our goal is to make Stamford’s private, commercial and city spaces pesticide free and safe for pollinators.

 

Pollinators have limits to the distances they can travel and due to urbanization and the increasing use of turf lawns and asphalt parking lots, pollinators face “food deserts”, leading to their decline. Adding native plants, trees and shrubs help pollinators because they have co-evolved together.

 

At least 35% of our food supply relies on pollinators for fertilization. Garden flowers, shrubs and trees depend on pollinators, too. With the alarming decline of native and honey bee colonies, a projected 40% of all insect species threatened by extinction, and the rise of toxic pesticides in lawn and insect control products, we hope to raise awareness and support sustainable practices for lawns, gardens and landscapes.

 

Everyone is welcome to join the Pollinator Pathway Stamford: residents, organizations, businesses, schools, and town-managed properties.

Participate

Add native pollinator plants, shrubs or trees to your property, whether yard, garden, patio or balcony. Help to eliminate widespread application of pesticides and fertilizers. Spread the word by educating friends and neighbors. Order a Pollinator Pathway Sign

Volunteer

Help spread awareness at farmers markets and public events, create, water and maintain pollinator gardens and help manage invasive species in public parks.
Have a skill you can share with PPS? Get in touch!

News

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Melanie Hollas

Pollinator Celebration at Designs by Lee
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Fern Galperin

June 2022 Newsletter
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Melanie Hollas

Managed Natural Meadow Amendment to Blight Ordinance

News Archives

Articles

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Peggy Erlenkotter

Bygone Bugs
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Katie Haas

Spring Cleanup, But Not Too Early!
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Becky Collins

Pollinator Pathway Stamford 2021 Accomplishments

Article Archives

Where to Buy Native Plants in Stamford

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Invasive Species Alert

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Have you seen a Spotted Lantern Fly? If so, kill it and report the location to  the

Connecticut Department of Agriculture.

Control of Common Invasives

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Japanese knotweed, when to cut? View the answer to this as well as the control of several other invasive plants here.

Donate

Want to Support the Pollinator Pathway Stamford but do not have time to volunteer? Help us grow by donating at one of our events or send donations to:

 

Pollinator Pathway Stamford

18 Tremont Ave

Stamford, CT 06906

 

We are a  Community Group and not a 501C3 organization.

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