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Technical Assistance for Farmers and Landowners

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Pollinator Habitat Help Desk for Private Working Lands

Sometimes you just need a little help navigating the many resources available to plant and maintain pollinator habitat. Our Pollinator Habitat Help Desk is a free resource uniquely positioned to support owners and managers of private working lands. We work with our vast network of partner organizations to provide pointed and regionally appropriate guidance for habitat goals of any size. Give us a call or send us an email to get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!

Phone: 1-337-HABITAT (337-422-4828)


Technical Assistance in the Midwest and California

The MJV’s Habitat Coordinators are available to provide support for pollinator habitat on private working lands in California’s Central Valley and in the Midwestern United States. Whether you're looking to restore habitat on your land, improve existing habitat, or just implement better pollinator practices like a pollinator-friendly mowing schedule, we're here to help!

Get in touch to learn more about:

  • Where to purchase native plants for pollinator habitat.
  • Opportunities to access free or reduced cost seeds or plants.
  • Where to rent equipment for habitat creation.
  • Information on available habitat certification programs.
  • Support navigating cost-share incentive programs.
  • Help finding Farm Bill programs that suit your needs.
  • Getting connected to a network of regional resources and practitioners.

Midwest Contact: Jake Koenig,

California Contact: Erin Arnsteen,

Additional Habitat Resources

There are lots of resources to explore in our Downloads & Links tab, but below, our habitat team has compiled some of their favorites!