Habitat Partnerships Webinar: Pollinators and Pollinator Habitat

Pheasants Forever:

Our own Pete Berthelsen, PF Director of Habitat Partnerships will be giving another national webinar on pollinators and pollinator habitat next week - Tuesday, May 31st at 7:00 pm CDT. (NOTE: Check time for your time zone.)

Creating Critical Pollinator Habitat with the Honey Bees and Monarch Butterfly Partnership: Learn about this new and innovative partnership designed to bring specific habitat needs to the landscape for honey bees and monarch butterflies. This partnership is being introduced in the key states for honey bees and will be expanding to additional states in the Midwest and Great Plains in 2017. This partnership and its habitat efforts will offer unique opportunities for hobbyist and sideliner beekeepers to participate. The presentation will also provide guidance on how to plant and manage the most important habitat components for pollinators.

To view the webinar, please register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/436595550728564483

Pumpkins, Pollinators, and Designing Great Habitat

Pheasants Forever    By Pete Berthelsen   October 18, 2014

Check out today's habit tip from Pete Berthelsen, Director of Habitat Partnerships, Pheasants Forever. This habitat tip stresses the importance pollinators play in creating everyone's favorite fruit this time of year: pumpkins!

Pete's one of the presenters at the 2014 CSBA Annual Convention, speaking on "Forage Habitat Partnerships in the Dakotas." Pete's also a member of the Task Force for the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign and just returned from the 14th Annual NAPPC International Conference in Washington, DC. He undertakes pollinator friendly rangeland methods on his farm in the Loess Hills of Nebraska. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEwuixyOzH169u5cSYrDz5Q  

Why Pollination is Critical to Wildlife's Winter Food Supply Habitat Tip

Nebraska's Pheasants Forever   By Pete Berthelsen   August 17, 2014

This weeks ‘Video Monday Habitat Tip’ brings a different perspective on why pollinators are so important and a part of PF’s Strategic Plan. I think we all now understand that great pheasant and quail habitat equals great pollinator habitat, but have you stopped to think about how important pollinators are in ‘stocking the shelves’ for wildlife food resources in late fall and winter? Watch this habitat tip to find out why! For more tips like this on a weekly basis, like and follow Nebraska Pheasants Forever, both on Facebook and YouTube!