Monarch Conservation Toolbox

Best Management Practices

Rhode Island Pollinators and Agriculture

The Heinz Center

Country
United States

Region
Rhode Island

Land Use / Land Cover
Farm or adjacent

Agency Type
NGO

Target or Affiliated Species or Habitat
Pollinators

Publication Type
Report

Original Language
English

This report provides reference information on native Rhode Island bees and non-bee pollinators, as well as their basic habitat requirements for foraging and reproducing.

It is written for agricultural landowners and discusses BMPs related to habitat identification, preservation, or restoration; planting or seeding; invasive/pest species management; mowing or haying; and grazing. It touches on some general considerations regarding management practices, including advantages and disadvantages of various management tools. It is focused on bee pollinators; however, recommendations may also benefit monarch butterflies (The Heinz Center 2013).

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