State pollinator protection plans and pollinator health reports

States are being encouraged to develop their own pollinator health / protection plans. Links to some state plans are posted here for reference.

Scroll over the map to see the status of plans in your state.

View the details of each state plan /planning process in our comparison chart:

Pollinator Stewardship Council’s comparison chart of MP3 plans 

 

Copies /links to State Plans, Workgroup Reports, and draft plans

CALIFORNIA

Pollinator Protection documents http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/enforce/pollinators/index.htm

 

COLORADO

Colorado Dept. of Agriculture
EPA Approved State-Managed Pollinator Protection Plan
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/current_pollinator_protection_updates.pdf

 

DELAWARE
Draft MP3  http://dda.delaware.gov/pesticides/pollinatorplan.shtml

 

FLORIDA

Florida Bee Protection http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Agricultural-Environmental-Services/Consumer-Resources/Florida-Bee-Protection/Information-for-Growers

 

GEORGIA
Pollinator Protection Plan for Georgia https://ugaurbanag.com/pollinator-protection-plan-for-georgia/

 

INDIANA
Indiana Pollinator Protection Plan Activities http://www.oisc.purdue.edu/pesticide/p3_activities.html

KENTUCKY
Kentucky State Apiarist  http://www.kyagr.com/statevet/honeybees.html
Kentucky MP3 DRAFT document https://www.kyagr.com/statevet/documents/OSV_Bee_KY-Pollinator-Pro-Plan-2016.pdf

MAINE
Pollinator Protection Plan http://www.maine.gov/dacf/php/documents/MaineDACFPollinatorProtectionPlan_11-18-15.pdf

MARYLAND

Maryland Pollinator Protection Plan

Maryland  power point about their plan  http://mda.maryland.gov/plants-pests/Documents/MP3-AshleyJones.pdf

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts Pollinator Stewardship Framework as proposed by Massachusetts beekeepers

Massachusetts Beekeepers letter to Farm Bureau

Massachusetts Pollinator Stewardship Framework as proposed by Massachusetts Farm Bureau

Massachusetts Farm Bureau letter

 

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources Pollinator Plan
http://www.bwsr.state.mn.us/practices/pollinator/pollinator-plan.pdf

 

MISSISSIPPI

Cooperative Standards for the Coexistence of Row Crop Farmers and Beekeepers Adopted in Mississippi http://www.mississippi-crops.com/2014/01/30/cooperative-standards-for-the-coexistence-of-row-crop-farmers-and-beekeepers-adopted-in-mississippi/#sthash.HTZ2w6bg.dpuf
http://www.mississippi-crops.com/2014/01/30/cooperative-standards-for-the-coexistence-of-row-crop-farmers-and-beekeepers-adopted-in-mississippi/

NEW HAMPSHIRE
news article about a New Hampshire plan  http://www.nhregister.com/article/NH/20160125/NEWS/160129736

NEW MEXICO
Presentation http://nmbeekeepers.org/tag/nm-state-pollinator-protection-plan/

 

NEW YORK

New York State Pollinator Protection Plan

New York State Pollinator Plan Task Force http://www.beeculture.com/new-york-establishes-pollinator-protection-plan-so-whats-your-state-doing/
Task Force developed for MP3  https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-taskforce-develop-pollinator-protection-plan-protect-new-yorks

NORTH CAROLINA
Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services  http://ncagr.gov/spcap/bee/

 

NORTH DAKOTA

North Dakota Dept. of Agriculture Pollinator Plan http://www.nd.gov/ndda/news/state-pollinator-plan-now-online

 

OREGON

OREGON TASK FORCE Pollinator Health’s report

https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2013I1/Downloads/CommitteeMeetingDocument/41335

 

TEXAS
Texas Monarch and Native Pollinator Conservation Plan OCTOBER 2015   https://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdpubs/media/pwd_rp_w7000_2070.pdf

UTAH
Utah Dept. of Agrilculture and Food  MP3http://ag.utah.gov/home/blog/559-managed-polinator-protection-plan.html
Utah DRAFT Plan  http://ag.utah.gov/documents/Managed%20Pollinator%20Protection%20Plan%20%28MP3%29%20DRAFT%20for%20Public%20Comment.pdf

VERMONT
Pollinator Protection Plans:Future Directions For Vermont & The Role for Pesticide Applicators   http://pss.uvm.edu/pat/2015_Handouts/Pollinator_Protection_Plan.Apr2015.pdf

A Proposed bill to create a Pollinator Protection Committee  http://legislature.vermont.gov/assets/Documents/2016/Docs/BILLS/H-0539/H-0539%20As%20Passed%20by%20the%20House%20Official.pdf

VIRGINIA
Virginia Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services  http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/plant-industry-services-pollinator-protection-plan.shtml

VIRGINIA STATE MANAGED POLLINATOR PROTECTION PLAN FACT SHEET  http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pdf/pollinator-protection-plan.pdf

 

WASHINGTON

Washington State Honey Bee Workgroup Report

http://wasba.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/FINAL-Honey-Bee-Wk-Group-Report.pdf

 

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia PROPOSED Pollinator Protection Plancomments dues by May 31, 2016

 

WISCONSIN

Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection  -BMPs and link to comment upon the State Pollinator Protection Plan

Wisconsin Pollinator Protection Plan

WYOMING
Wyoming Dept. of Agriculture http://wyagric.state.wy.us/component/content/article/50-technical-services/343-managed-pollinator-protection-plan
Draft of Plan https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bwh0RfvOV992bjhLMVU2QW5XenpDMDN4ZG5zMkl6QnFOUnM0/view?pref=2&pli=1

 

 

 

INFORMATION FOR BEEKEEPERS

State Pollinator Plans- March 6, 2015 Pollinator News

MP3 Plans- April 3, 2015 Pollinator News

MP3s- your questions answered- April 17, 2015 Pollinator News

Quick Guide to Reporting A Pesticide-related Bee Kill Incident (developed by the Honey Bee Health Coalition)

Reporting Acute Honey Bee Losses– (written by the Honey Bee Health Coalition)

 

Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO) Guidance Documents

AAPCO Committee Report

US EPA /SFIREG letter

Existing Rules

NASDA- Natl Assn. of State Depts. of Agriculture   http://www.nasda.org/www.nasda.org/pollinators.aspx

Resolution by NASDA for State MP3 plans
http://www.nasda.org/File.aspx?id=32254

 Managed Pollinator Protection Plans- State efforts

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Guidance for Inspecting Alleged Cases of Pesticide-Related Bee Incidents  http://www2.epa.gov/compliance/guidance-inspecting-alleged-cases-pesticide-related-bee-incidents

Pollinator Protection: Overview of Ongoing EPA Efforts
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/php/pesticides/documents2/pollinators/2014_Conference/Robert_Koethe.pdf

Best Management Practices to Protect Pollinators from the EPA http://www2.epa.gov/pollinator-protection/find-best-management-practices-protect-pollinators

 

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)

FIFRA regulations in PDF form

FIFRA  online

 

Pollinator Stewardship Council, Inc.

P.O. Box 304, Perkinston, MS 39573

832-727-9492

info@pollinatorstewardship.org