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New Update!

We have updated our NC Solar Technical Guidance Document! Last published in October 2018, we have now added new information, guidance, and pictures for an updated edition! Please share this far and wide with landowners, local governments, solar companies, and … Continue reading

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National Pollinator Week is Almost Here!

National Pollinator Week is coming up: June 20-26. In celebration, we will be hosting a series of 3 (free!) webinars about some of our favorite insects! Here’s the schedule: June 21, 1:00-2 pm: Join Dr. Elsa Youngsteadt, Assistant Professor at … Continue reading

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Like many other organizations, the NC Pollinator Conservation Alliance went virtual in 2021! We hosted several different webinars with topics such as native bees and prescribed fire, pollinator-friendly mosquito management, and fall garden planting. If you want to check out … Continue reading

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4th Annual Pollinator Field Day!

We are back for our 4th annual Pollinator Field Day! We will be virtual again this year but hope to see everyone next year in the field. The event is June 22nd and starts at 3pm. We will have three … Continue reading

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Bees and Fire: Do they Mix?

Join us for for an exciting webinar on April 27th at 3pm: ‘Bees and Fire: Do they Mix?’ Prescribed fire has been an essential tool for forest restoration in the southeastern United States. Bees are essential components of these ecosystems, … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Pollinator Field Day!

Kick off National Pollinator Week 2020 and join us for our 3rd annual Pollinator Field Day on June 22 at 3:00pm!  Due to current coronavirus circumstances, this event will be 100% VIRTUAL, so you can enjoy the program from the … Continue reading

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The Wildlife Value of a Messy Garden

It’s that time of year when leaves are falling, plants are dying back and temperatures are dropping. The days are getting shorter, and we’re seeing fewer bees and butterflies flitting through the yard. You might think your yard has done … Continue reading

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NEW!! North Carolina Pollinator Toolkit Available!

Have you ever wondered how to plant pollinator habitat? Have you ever wondered what plant species to buy? Have you ever wondered about garden upkeep? Look no further! We have the answers to those questions and so much more! In … Continue reading

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Foreign Bees Monopolize Prize Resources in Biodiversity Hotspot

Have you ever wondered how native bees interact with non-native honey bees? Or if they interact at all? A recent study in San Diego County, a known biodiversity hotspot, found that honey bees make up 75% of the region’s observed … Continue reading

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Bees Lead Researchers to Trailblazing Ecological Partnerships with Texas City

Researchers from Auburn University went to a small Texas town to study bee populations. They found much more diversity than expected. They also discovered three plants that seemed to be primary food sources for these bees. This led to the … Continue reading

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