NEWS! New York State passed the Birds & Bees Protection Act, which bans certain neonic pesticide treated corn, soybean, and wheat seeds; and neonic pesticides for outdoor ornamental plants and turfs. 

Pesticides in our yards are chemicals used to control pests like weeds, fungus and insects, but healthy yards don't need dangerous chemical pesticides.

Reasons to eliminate pesticides from your yard.

Much of a pesticide application does not reach its actual target; it ends up in our soil and waterways, harming humans and killing other organisms and wildlife. 

Learn more Lawn and Garden Pesticides Fact Sheet 


What You Can Do

Dangers of Neonicotinoids

Neonicotinoids, often called neonics, are a type of pesticide that makes the entire plant poisonous to pollinators, wildlife and humans.

Neonicotinoids include clothianidin, dinotefuran, imidacloprid, thiamethoxam

Others: Flupyradifurone, Cyantraniliprole