All You Can - Where You Can

Increase and improve pollinator conservation for all Ohioans.

Annual Milkweed Pod Collection 9/1/16 - 10/30/16​

Please join us in our effort to replenish this essential plant in Ohio by collection milkweed pods in your area. Please contact your local Soil & Water Conservation District for more information.

​Presentation: How to Help Collect Common Milkweed Seed Pods

Milkweed Pod Collection Brochure

The Common Milkweed Seed Pod Collection Project: What Should I be Collecting and How do I Collect Them?

August 31- OPHI Symposium at the Rhodes Building of the Ohio Expo Center

PowerPoint Presentations from the recent conference:

An Ambassador for Conservation: The Monarch Butterfly

Creating a Multi-Purpose Pollinator Ecosystem (Part 1)(Part 2)

Ohio Pollinator Resolution Presentation 

The Buzz About Backyard Pollinators

Pipelines and Powerlines: Potential for Pollinators

ODOT Pollinator Strategy

Farm Service Agency Conservation Programs

Thank you to our Monarch level sponsors!!!


Also, thanks to our Friends of OPHI sponsors!!!

June 18-12:30pm - 4:30pm Pollinator Workshop!

Brukner Nature Center

5995 Horseshoe Bend Rd

Troy, OH 45373

Pollinators, like bees, butterflies, birds and other animals, bring us one in every three bites of food and maintain our environment. The monarch butterfly is a well-known and much-loved pollinator but it, along with many other pollinators, has shown disturbing signs of decline. Pollinators positively affect all of our lives - join us to learn more about monarchs, pollinators, and how you can help!
Presentations will be offered on the monarch lifecycle and its great migration, techniques on rearing monarchs and other butterflies, citizen science opportunities for school or home, and ways you can help pollinators in your own backyard or schoolyard. Join Brukner Nature Center and Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative for a Pollinator Workshop!
* Break out session for teachers
* Build a bee house
* Exhibits with resources to take home
* Butterfly kit for purchase
* Shop the BNC annual Native Plant Sale

Registration deadline: Friday, June 10
$10.00 for workshop; $15 for butterfly house
Cash or check only

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