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Resolution Declaring Minneapolis a Pollinator-Friendly Community

  Resolution Declaring Minneapolis a Pollinator-Friendly Community Date approved: August 21, 2015 Resolution Number: 2015R-357 committing the City of Minneapolis to increase pollinator forage (including native plants) and decrease use of pesticides. HIGHLIGHTS • Applies to all City-owned and controlled property. • Increases planting of pollinator-friendly plants. The Public Works Department, the Community Planning and Read More …

35th National Beyond Pesticides Forum on April 28-29th, 2017

Beyond Pesticides MN- Neighbors for Pesticide Free Communities is sponsoring the 35th National Beyond Pesticides Forum on April 28-29th, 2017 at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Please consider attending and adding your voice to protect our pollinators and our fragile ecosystems from toxic pesticides. thanks! Joan Hargrave   Organizer, Read More …

Bird Mortality Report at U.S. Bank Stadium

This report examines bird mortality and injury associated with the U.S. Bank Stadium complex in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during the fall 2016 migration season. Based on findings, the report outlines implications for the collision study that will begin in 2017 and recommends specific immediate actions to reduce bird collisions at the stadium. View the “Bird Mortality Read More …

Christmas Bird Count Map

For those doing the North Minneapolis CBC (at Springbrook) on December 17th, here is the URL for the count areas – http://audubon.maps.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=6865dd9757fc44b2b18db0e89e5db81a   Meet at Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley at 7:00 for assignments.  Please bring a food dish to pass for the potluck at noon.  Dress warmly because it will be cold and windy Read More …