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Pollinator Pathways: The Importance of Pollinating

What is a Rain Garden?

A rain garden is a garden of native shrubs, perennials, and flowers planted in a small depression, which is generally formed on a natural slope. It is designed to temporarily hold and soak in rain water runoff that flows from roofs, driveways, patios or lawns.  Find out more.

Learn more about Westport's Rain Gardens. 

The H2H partner network advances the pace and practice of regional land protection and stewardship from the Hudson to the Housatonic by collaborating across boundaries to enhance the connection between people and nature. Find Out More.

The Pesticide Action Network is an organization working to reclaim the future of food and farming by addressing the problem of bee-toxic pesticides. Find out more.


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What is a Pollinator Pathway?

A Pollinator Pathway is a pesticide-free corridor of public and private properties that provide native plant habitats and nutrition for pollinators. Towns and property owners that create healthy yards and public spaces for pollinators, pets & families.

Westport's Pollinator Pathway is underway!

The Wakeman Town Farm, Earthplace and the Westport Garden Club are working in partnership with other town organizations to enhance our public gardens and create new pollinator-friendly spaces, while encouraging residents to create their own native plant gardens. Find out more.

 

 

Since its founding in 1924, the Westport Garden Club has been committed to supporting the health and history of our community, through both civics projects and philanthropy. Find out more. 

Earthplace is dedicated to planting and maintaining pesticide-free, pollinator-friendly gardens in Westport. This spring, many events will be hosted throughout Westport to learn more about pollinators and how to become a part of the pathway. Find out more.

The Wakeman Town Farm Sustainability Center is an organic demonstration homestead dedicated to serving the Westport Community. The Farm is a model facility created to educate the community with local healthy food production, responsible land stewardship, sustainable practices and community service orientation. Find out more.