The Great Georgia Pollinator Census

Citizen Science at Work
August 23-24, 2019
Coordinated by University of Georgia Extension

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Ready to submit your census counts? You are in the right place!

The portal for submitting counts will open August 23rd and will remain open until August 28th.

We look forward to seeing your counts!

Would you like a certificate to mark your contribution to this project?

Daniel Ballard designed this cute social media button for us to show our participation in the census.  Feel free to download and use to show your support for Georgia’s pollinators.  Thank you, Daniel!

The hashtag for the project is #GaPollinators!

Great Georgia Pollinator Census Observation Sheet

 

Name of participant: ____________________       Email:  _____________________

 

Address of Garden (for mapping): ___________________________ County_______________

 

Would you consider your garden  small (< ¼ of an acre)        medium  (>1/4 of an acre but < 1 acre) or       large (>1 acre)

 

Date:   Aug 23     Aug 24 

 

Time of count start: _________                  Air Temperature: ____   °F

 

Weather conditions:  Sunny        Partly Cloudy       Cloudy       Rainy

 

Is there a honey beekeeper within 5 miles of your garden?  Yes  No   Don’t Know

 

Name of pollinator plant used for counting.  Please give common name and Latin name if you have it:  ____________________________________

 

 

Counting Data:

Type of Insect

Numbers

Carpenter Bees

 

Bumble Bees

 

Honey Bees

 

Small Bees

 

Wasps

 

Flies

 

Butterflies/Moths

 

Other Insects

 

 

 

Visit https://GGaPC.org to upload your counts to the website.  Thank you for being part of Georgia pollinator history!

On August 23rd and 24th, 2019, Georgians of all ages from all over the state will join efforts to document our pollinators. Won't you join us?

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census is an historical initiative where Georgians will record the numbers and types of pollinators that populate our state during late summer.  You do not have to be an entomologist to be part of this important project!   The census was designed for individuals, families, garden clubs, school groups, friends – ALL Georgians to participate. Download the Insect Counting Guide (below) for counting details.  A Check out the “Events” page for pollinator events near you! 

Sign up to join us in the Great Georgia Pollinator Census (NOTE: You do not need to sign up to participate!)

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