About the WPP-PPS network

The WPP-PPS network brings together people who are interested in wild pollinators, concerned about their resilience and survival, and are motivated to help.

We seek to raise awareness, share information and resources, offer learning opportunites and events, support pollinator habitat protection & creation, as well as encourage appropriate, responsible action.

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"To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee..."- Emily Dickinson -

Upcoming Activities

The private lives of our native bees: talk and walk

May 12th, 2018

Note: Date and time to be confirmed What is (and isn’t) a bee? What is pollination? How diverse are wild bees, and how do they live their lives? Which wild bees have ...

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Appreciating and encouraging wild pollinators: talk and walk

May 19th, 2018

Meet some of our local pollinators and learn how to welcome them to your garden.

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Fletcher Wildlife Garden annual native plant sale

June 2nd, 2018

Help pollinators and butterflies, attract birds to your backyard. We’ll show you which native plant species are favourites with wildlife at the FWG and which species ...

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Latest News

Honeybees and wild bees – problematic dynamics

Written on: February 9th, 2018

by Renate Sander-Regier Initiatives seeking to protect wild pollinators face many challenges – as well as many rewards. One of the most common challenges involves ...

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Andrena – or mining – bees

Written on: February 8th, 2018

by Sandy Garland Although Andrenid species are common, you may not have noticed these little gold bees. The hibernating adults emerge from underground tunnels in ...

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Grass-carrying Wasp (Isodontia mexicana)

Written on: January 11th, 2018

by Sandy Garland I love this species because it’s so easy to identify, especially if it’s building a nest. I was watching the insect hotel at the ...

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Les abeilles sauvages sortent de l’ombre

Written on: December 16th, 2017

par Renate Sander-Regier La première étude sur les abeilles sauvages en milieu urbain au Québec présente des résultats fascinants, ainsi qu’une belle surprise ! ...

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