Who uses the census data? What do they use it for?
Educators of all levels
- Researchers used the data in pollination economic valuation studies.
- College educators use journal articles featuring the data in their classrooms.
- K-12 educators use the data to teach math and critical thinking.
Interested in utilizing the data in your classroom? Check out our educator resources.
Community members and leaders
- City planners use the data to see where more pollinator habitat needs to be created.
- Businesses use the data while planning outdoor spaces and landscaping.
Interested in utilizing the data for your business? Check out our business resources.
- Gardeners use the data to determine which pollinator plants to plant to attract different insects.
Four Years of the Great Pollinator Census
New Pollinator Gardens
One important aspect of the Great Georgia Pollinator Census is the creation of sustainable pollinator habitat. The map below were created by Whitney Richardson shows the 2,167 gardens created as a result of the project.
Journal Articles on the Great Pollinator Census:
- Griffin, B. & Braman, K. (2021) School and Community Garden Pollinator Census: a Pilot Project in Georgia. Journal of Entomological Science, 56(3): pp. 287-304. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18474/JES20-38
- Griffin, B., LaTora, A.G., Bhattarai, U., & Braman, S.K. (2022) Knowledge Gleaned From the First Great Georgia Pollinator Census. Journal of Entomological Science, 57(1): pp. 39-63. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18474/JES21-05
- Griffin, B, Braman, R, Griffin, M & Sarieh, Y. (2021) The Strategic Use of Multimedia in the Great Georgia Pollinator Census Citizen Science Project. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 6(1): 1, pp. 1–13. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5334/cstp.334
This study used census data in the research:
Pless, R., Ferreira, S., Bergstrom, J., & Rabinowitz, A. N. (2021). Spatial and Temporal Trends in the Economic Value of Biotic Pollination Services in Georgia, USA: 2009–2017. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 53(3), 322-340. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/aae.2021.11