The Great Georgia Pollinator Census
Citizen Science at Work
August 23-24, 2019
Coordinated by University of Georgia Extension
WE DID IT! Georgians across the state recorded over 130,000 insect visits. This is an amazing accomplishment and kudos to all who devoted their time to help our pollinators!
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: ____________________________________
Type of Insect
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!)
The Insect Counting Guide for the Great Georgia Pollinator Census
This guide contains all the details on how to count for the census including insect identification! Feel free to download it, print it, copy it, and share it! It is a great booklet to have in the garden as you look at insects. Click HERE to download.
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (working cooperatively with Fort Valley State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the counties of Georgia) offers its educational programs, assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status and is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action organization.