CATCH THE BUZZ – Looking For Agencies Who Are Leading The Field In Pollinator-Friendly Roadside Practices.

NAPPC Roadside Managers Award

Pollinator Roadways is an initiative of the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) to recognize transportation agencies who are leading the field in pollinator-friendly roadside practices. In 2019 NAPPC will be awarding its 4th annual Pollinator Roadside Management Award.

The Awards
There will be an award for state projects and another for county/local/regional projects.

Award Criteria – Government Transportation Agency:
• Demonstrates an exemplary long-term commitment to provide pollinator habitat along roadsides.
• Plants or seeds pollinator supporting vegetation.
• Promotes vegetation management practices (mowing, pesticide use, etc.) within the agency that incorporate the needs of pollinators.
• Can describe the positive impacts of the agency’s pollinator initiative for animals and people.
• Engages the public through education and outreach as well as signage.
• Documented roadside miles impacted by the agency’s pollinator initiative, and plans for the future.

Key Dates:
• Nomination Period: October 2018 – June 1, 2019
• Deadline for Applications: June 1, 2019
• Award Announced: Summer/Fall 2019

Nominations:
To nominate a transportation agency please complete the online application at www.pollinator.org/roadsides#roadsides-manager-award or email the completed form below to info@pollinator.org by June 1, 2019.

Nomination Form:
https://pollinator.org/assets/generalFiles/NAPPC-Roadside-Managers-Award-2019-Form.pdf

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