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Pollinator Protection

Find Best Management Practices to Protect Pollinators

There are many ways to reduce potential pesticide exposure to bees and other pollinators. Information about best management practices is available from several sources:

Several states have developed pollinator protection information for their areas:

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We are working with our partners to develop, evaluate and share even more best management practices.