Author: Becky Griffin

i-Three Issue Corps – Pollinator Spaces Project Expands

I am excited to say that in 2016 the Pollinator Spaces Project registered over 60 new gardens in 20 Georgia counties.  As other gardeners have heard about the project we have been asked to continue the project into 2017.   We are happy to do so! The Georgia Pollinator Census After working with this initiative […]

i-Three Issue Corps – Pollinator Spaces Project – An Update

Pollinator Planting Has Begun It is planting season in Georgia.  The cold weather has hung on a bit longer than usual this year so in many parts of the state we are late planting our warm-season plants.  I am excited to say that at this time there are pollinator gardens going in all across Georgia […]

i-Three Issue Corps – Pollinator Spaces Project – The Start

We know that pollinators are in trouble.  Native bee habitat is declining.   Colony collapse disorder of honey bees is forefront in the headlines and the debate over pesticide use on butterfly populations continues. As University of Georgia (UGA) Extension’s Community and School Garden Coordinator I work primarily with food gardeners.  Pollinator issues directly affect food […]