GreenCAPE

Wildlife and pollinators














impact of pesticides on wildlife and pollinators


Nearly All Surface Water is Contaminated with Chemical Pesticides


 Chemical Pesticides Promote Pests by Killing Beneficial Insects


 Direct and Indirect Effects of Chemical Pesticides


 Wildlife Losses Directly Related to Pesticides Are Estimated to Cost Billions of Dollars


 Effects of Pesticides on: Aquatic Invertebrates, Plants, Fish, Fungi and Birds


The Value of Current Methods for Predicting Pesticide Toxicity to Aquatic Invertebrates


 Super-Potent Herbicides Harm Distant Trees. No Methods Exist to DetectTheir Presence


 Early Life Stages of Game Fish at Risk from Herbicides and Insecticides


 Effects on Beneficial Mycorrhizal Fungi Are Not Factored Into EPA's Environmental Evaluation of Pesticides


Pesticides and Birds Parts I and II


Endocrine Disruptors



Got Bees? Not Enough….

Our food supply is heavily dependent on pollination and the future of the honeybee is in jeopardy because of habitat destruction and pesticide poisoning. Learn more and become a beekeeper.


Pesticides found in most pollen collected from foraging bees in Massachusetts.  Important local info - Barnstable County data on contaminated pollen/honey samples was higher than the state average.

Visit the Pollinator Conservation Resource Center.

Pesticides Indicted in Bee Deaths.

Pollinator-Friendly Plants for the Northeast United States.

List of Plants to Grow on Cape Cod to help the honeybees.

Learn Bee Keeping Right Here on Cape Cod.

The Great Debate--Mystery of the Disappearing Bees Solved!