November 1, 2017: The Pesticide Progam Dialogue Committee (PPDC) has a Pollinator Protection Plan Metrics Workgroup. The workgroup is making recommendations to EPA regarding Metrics to be used to measure state plan effectiveness. See the recommendations powerpoint here.
May 26, 2017: 60-day comment period for clothianidin and thiamethoxam’ s preliminary pollinator assessment is now open, along with the comment period for imidacloprid’s aquatic ecological assessment. Supporting documents, including the assessments, can be found in the in the respective dockets along with the announcements. Comment periods on upcoming biological and economic analysis of the benefits of these chemicals is expected later this year. There is a comment button at each of the links below to comment on the assessments for the specific chemicals.
The White House: Pollinator Partnership Action Plan, June 2016
State Managed Pollinator Protection Plans (MP3)
AAPCO Pollinator Protection Workgroup: State MP3 Inventory June 2016
Updated State MP3 Inventory, January 2018
SFIREG: Performance Measures Suggestions for states who have adopted an MP3, December 2015
SFIREG: State Managed Pollinator Protection Plan (MP3) June 2015 Final Guidance
SFIREG: Response to EPA’s June 2015 Proposal August 2015 Federal Docket Comments
EPA: Proposal to Mitigate Exposure to Bees from Acutely Toxic Pesticide Products June 2015 Federal Docket
AAPCO: Pollinator Protection Workgroup March 2015 Report
Pollinator Protection Resources and Outreach Materials
April 2018: Take a look at the new IR-4s Pollinator Attractive Plants Resource!