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Bee Campus USA

Bee CampusTN Tech Seal Sustainable Campus Committee

What is Bee Campus USA?

Bee Campus USA is a program created by Xerces Society as an extension of Bee City USA. Bee Campus USA attempts to promote awareness for all pollinators: bees, butterflies, bats, birds, etc. It helps campuses establish a safe, healthy environment for pollinators to be able to feed and pollinate the plants they need to survive. We are excited to be Bee Campus USA - Tennessee Tech University and follow the guidelines that Bee Campus USA has laid out. For more information, visit


TN Tech IPM Plan 2019

  • Click here to test your pollinator knowledge!



Our Goals:

  • Implement a habitat plan that is safe and friendly for pollinators
  • Develop gardens with native plants around campus to help pollinators
  • Engage the community with workshops, classes, events and more
  • Post signage to educate the community on the benefits of pollinators

A friendly bee at the Tech Village Garden

An insect home at the Native Plant Garden


  • Develop a Bee Campus USA Committee to maintain a Campus Pollinator Habitat Plan and Integrated Pest management Plan (IPM)
  • Host events to bring awareness to the importance of pollinators
  • Sponsor student Service-Learning Projects
  • Offer courses and/or workshops that are pollinator or IPM focused
  • Post signs to educate the campus and community about pollinators
  • Create a website that shares our Bee Campus USA news and activities (check!)
  • Apply annually for Bee Campus USA renewal

Find a Native Plant Supplier close to you! You can also check out Tennessee Smart Yards for mail order.


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