The Pollinator Steward Certification is a unique program offered by Pollinator Partnership Canada (P2C) to Project Swallowtail's block ambassadors and to PollinateTO Groups during a special, customized Spring 2021 online training.
Certification as a Pollinator Steward demonstrates that you have a science-based understanding of pollinators and gives you the practical know-how to help them. Certification also shows that you have used your knowledge to create habitat and educate others.
To find out more about the Certification and its requirements, please watch the video below and read the description that follows.
Project Swallowtail members who are registered block ambassadors and one representative from each PollinateTO groups.
Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm from May 12 to June 16 (six sessions total). Recordings will be available for those who can't attend live.
Online using Zoom.
FREE! This training is valued at $250 per participant but Pollinator Partnership Canada, with support from the Ontario Trillium Fund, is pleased to offer this training for free.
How to become Certified
1. Attend all six sessions on the following subjects:
- Pollinator basics
- Creating habitat for pollinators
- Habitat creation step-by-step
- Identifying and monitoring pollinators
- Indigenous perspectives
- Outreach and education
2. Complete one habitat action and one outreach action and submit documentation to become certified.
How to sign up
Registered block ambassadors and PollinateTO groups
will receive and invitation email with a registration link. After
registering, you will receive an email containing information about
joining the weekly sessions.
Please sign up before Friday, May 7.
Please send us an email if you have any questions!