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    Interested in gardening?

    Browse the "Protecting Pollinators" tab to learn more about creating pollinator gardens in your backyard.

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    Leave the Leaves!

    A messy garden gives pollinators the habitat they need to survive the winter months.

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    Learn more about Manitoba pollinators!

    Bees, butterflies, moths, beetles, flies and hummingbirds - these are just a few insects that contribute to a healthy ecosystem.

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    Did you know...

    About 85% of all flowering plants require a pollinator to make seed. This includes both plants in natural ecosystems and in the crops and orchards that we rely on for food.

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    Invite pollinators into your community

    Work together with members of your community to encourage pollinator habitat within school, business and home landscapes.

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BBee Better MB logoee Better Manitoba is a group of like-minded organizations who have come together with a common goal - to inspire and empower Manitobans to protect, conserve and create pollinator-friendly habitat at home and in their communities.

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What's New?

Pollinator Education Workshop hosted by MTNC-MB, July 18 & 19

Pollinator Education Workshop GraphicThe Monarch Teacher Network of Canada (MTNC) Manitoba Region is hosting an exciting Pollinator Education Workshop on July 18 and 19! The workshop covers a variety of topics including: initiatives around conserving pollinator species, live specimen demonstrations, community science programs and outdoor activities, curricular connections and lesson plans for K-12 schools, connections to Indigenous knowledge, and creating pollinator habitats in urban areas!

Where: River Ridge 1 Retirement Residence, 50 Ridgecrest Ave, Winnipeg
When: July 18 & 19, 2023 - 9am to 3pm
Cost: $40

Click here to Register!


Winnipeg Free Press Article: Return to Nature

picture of the articleThe Winnipeg Free Press published an article that featured our Public Garden Program partner, the Winnipeg Wildflower Project! The group aims to restore urban green spaces within Winnipeg and has been planting native plant species that are critical to pollinators and wildlife. As a bonus, Bee Better Manitoba's Dr. Rob Currie, from the University of Manitoba's Entomology Department, was also featured in the article!

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Way to go Cathy!

Shout out to our Bee Better Manitoba member and partner, Cathy Shaluk of Shaluk Garden Solutions! She provided an excellent presentation at Jensen's Nursery about pollinator friendly plants and creating beautiful gardens for pollinators. Great job Cathy!

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Restoring Prairie Habitat: An Introductory Course on Planting Native Species for the Canadian Prairies - Starts April 3

Michael Skinner from Skinner Native Seeds is offering a three-part course that covers the basics of native prairie plants and ecological restoration. Prairie CrocusTopics include plant identification, native seed sourcing, seed collection and processing, site preparation, planting, weed management, and more! The course starts on April 3.

Interested? Click here to sign-up for the course!



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