Supporting and Protecting Pollinators

The City of Brampton implements a number of programs and initiatives that supports pollinators, including:

  • Building and maintaining pollinator dedicated beds and perennial beds that support pollinators
  • Restoring and enhancing natural areas and introducing naturalization into our parks through the Naturalization Program
  • Reducing mowed areas in public spaces and converting them into meadows through the Don’t Mow, Let it Grow Program
  • Integrating native and flowering trees into City and new development planting lists
  • Integrating native plantings in bioswales
  • Facilitating urban agricultural and residential garden initiatives such as the City’s Community Gardens Program, residential Backyard Garden Program and Gardens of Brampton Initiative​.​

City Pollinator Stats

  • The City currently maintains 17 dedicated pollinator beds and 706 perennial beds that support pollinators
  • Since 2002, the City’s Naturalization Program has naturalized over 220 hectares of land and uses native seed mixes, shrubs and trees that provide food and habitat for pollinators
  • Since 2018, the Don’t Mow, Let it Grow Program has ​converted approximately 21 hectares of turf grass into meadows​ and pollinator gardens​

Visit Our Pollinator Beds​


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