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Protect pollinators: Avoid neonicotinoids insecticides

By Laura Bradshaw, Extension Master Naturalist serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria and Tazewell counties The topic of the importance of pollinators is becoming more and more common. People are realizing the importance and taking action such as providing pollinator friendly plants and habitat. Learning more about insecticides and using them appropriately is another way to support pollinators. What are neonicotinoids and what do they do? Neonicotinoids, or “neonics,” are the most widely...
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