Bees, both wild and managed, are vital to sustaining diverse ecosystems and maintaining our food supply, but their populations are dwindling. This session explores local and national plans to integrate pollinator habitat into existing urban and rural frameworks across the U.S.
Highlight pollination issues and propose a treatment to the problem as it relates to planning and landscape architecture
Encourage landscape architects to be involved in local and national policy making
Showcase the importance of forging political partnerships to encourage ecological design
Educate the professional community on advances and partnerships within the landscape architecture community