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

FCG webinar series – Introduction to the birds and the bees of sustainable gardening

January 28th, 2020

This winter the Ottawa Chapter of Faith and the Common Good is offering a free garden webinar series for local faith communities to learn about how to support the ...

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FGC webinar series – Supporting wild pollinators in your gardens

February 11th, 2020

What wild bees are visiting your sacred space? This winter the Ottawa Chapter of Faith and the Common Good is offering a free garden webinar series for local faith ...

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MJV webinar – Monarchs in the rough: creating habitat on golf courses

February 25th, 2020

The Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) is partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center to put on another year full of ...

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FGC webinar series – Gardening for wildlife – guest presentation by Canadian Wildlife Federation

February 26th, 2020

This winter the Ottawa Chapter of Faith and the Common Good is offering a free garden webinar series for local faith communities to learn about how to support the ...

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Latest News

Butterflies in your pollinator garden

Written on: January 17th, 2020

by Sandy Garland Butterflies are not the best pollinators. As they perch on flowers with their long slender legs, they generally avoid the flower parts offering ...

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Protected: Brewer Pond

Written on: January 10th, 2020

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Who’s that “little black bee”?

Written on: December 31st, 2019

by Lydia Wong (with expert contributions from Eden Gerner) When it comes to identifying bees on the wing, certain species or genera tend to stand out. Take the ...

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Mosquitoes – important pollinators?

Written on: December 31st, 2019

by Sandy Garland Although it seems that mosquitoes are out to get us, in fact males don’t bite at all and females do so only when they are ready to produce ...

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