Being a self-confessed “Geeky Kid” with a great love for insects she wore out the bee book in her local library. Now Becky is the coordinator of The Great Georgia Pollinator Census taking place this year on August 20th and 21st, 2021.
Putting good food on your table is no accident. In this episode we will find out how good insects and their supporting habitat make a difference.
Becky tells us the simple method for collecting important data to be used by the University of Georgia researchers. This valuable data reveals pollinator trends and is needed to conduct economic valuation studies of pollination.
Becky is a Georgia Certified Beekeeper and works with community and school gardeners to increase beneficial insect habitat.
She is also part of UGA's Native Plants and Beneficial Insect Working Group and hosts “The Great Georgia Pollinator Podcast”
This is a back-to-back episode featuring our guest Becky Griffin the Community and School Garden Coordinator for The University of Georgia Extension.
You will want to hear episode 18 “Gardening with Children” when you finish this episode 19 of The Garden Question Podcast.
Website: The Great Georgia Pollinator Census
Facebook Group: The Great Georgia Pollinator Census
Certify your pollinator habitat: Connect To Protect Program