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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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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!

 

 

Bee Better MB featured on the Spring Edition of the Parade of Homes Magazine!

The Parade of Homes released the 2023 spring edition of their magazine and an article called "Pollinator-friendly Manitobans" on page 56 featured Bee Better Manitoba! Featuring our very own Dr. Rob Currie, entomologist from the University of Manitoba, the article talks about how to help bees, birds, and butterflies in your backyard - i.e. providing the right food and shelter, choosing native plants, leaving a messy garden in the fall/spring, and avoiding the use of pesticides. Click here to check out the article! 

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