New York state issues guidelines to promote creation of pollinator habitats on commercial properties

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(New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets) The New York State Departments of Agriculture and Markets (AGM) and Environmental Conservation announced new actions to benefit and protect New York’s pollinators, including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. AGM issued new guidelines to help businesses create pollinator-friendly habitats on commercial properties or utility project sites.

RIT partners with Seneca Park Zoo to promote the conservation of pollinators

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(RIT) The Rochester Institute of Technology has partnered with the Seneca Park Zoo Society to work on several projects both on and off campus to promote the conservation of pollinating animals, including birds, bees, and butterflies. RIT planted a seed mix specially designed to conserve pollinators in Western New York along a main road on campus.