UDOT Pollinator Habitat Enhancement Program

About UDOT Pollinator Habitats

UDOT has recently funded a pollinator habitat enhancement program to establish pollinator habitat on existing properties owned and managed by UDOT. This program was launched in response to mounting evidence of declining pollinator populations nation-wide, as a conservation partnership to increase public awareness and provide safe-haven to pollinators in established sanctuary habitats throughout the state. An initial phase of habitat restoration was established as a pilot in northern Utah at the Perry Rest Stop (located in Perry, Utah along the I-15 corridor). Pending approval, UDOT will expand habitat restoration efforts to additional UDOT sites throughout Utah. A ‘Site Selection and Maintenance Manual’ is being developed to help guide restoration goals and best practices for habitat establishment on future properties.

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Rhonda Thiele

Utah Department of Transportation Stormwater Resources

Mindy Wheeler

Quinney College of Natural Resources Native Plant Conservation Project Leader