Resources for Gardeners

 

Protecting our Pollinators—It's Important for Everyone!

 

Sauk County Pollinator Protection Resources

Extension Sauk County University of Wisconsin-Madison has a webpage rich in information to help people learn about the value of pollinators and the perils they face.

 

Monarch Butterfly Conservation

Journey North citizen science program https://journeynorth.org

The Monarch Larva Monitoring Project https://www.citizenscience.gov/monitor-monarchs

Monarch Joint Venture to protect monarch migration https://monarchjointventure.org​

Contact Karen Oberhauser if you have questions about Monarch biology or conservation: koberhauser@wisc.edu

View the 2020 video by Dr. Oberhauser about Monarch Butterfly Biology and Conservation at the Library YouTube channel:

https://youtu.be/ArwqrGwFY0Q

 

 

 

 

Bumble Bee Conservation

Bumble Bee Conservation – Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation https://www.xerces.org/bumblebees

Rusty-patched bumble bee identification https://www.beelab.umn.edu/rusty-patched-identification

Contact Susan Carpenter if you have questions about Bumble Bee Conservation:
https://experts.news.wisc.edu/experts/susan-carpenter

 

View the video on Bumble Bee Conservation featuring Susan Carpenter on the library YouTube channel:

https://youtu.be/d9S86YDxZlk

 

Extension Sauk County UW-Madison: A valuable resource for gardeners