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White House Announces a National Strategy to Promote Pollinator Health

On Tuesday, May 19, the White House announced the National Strategy to Promote Pollinator Health. The strategy released today and its accompanying Pollinator Research Action Plan outline needs and priority actions to better understand pollinator losses, improve pollinator health, and to enhance pollinator habitat.

The strategy’s broad-reaching goals are to:

  • Restore colony health to sustainable levels by 2025.
  • Increase Eastern monarch butterfly populations to 225 million butterflies by year 2020.
  • Restore or enhance seven million acres of land for pollinators over the next five years.

For more information:

White House blog announcing the National Strategy to Promote Pollinator Health

Read the National Strategy to Promote Pollinator Health

Read about EPA’s role in the national strategy and EPA’s actions to protect pollinators

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