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Bee Campus U.S.A.

Our University has also been recognized by the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation as a Bee Campus U.S.A university for the first year in 2022! 

To earn the Bee Campus U.S.A. designation, UL Lafayette enacted a range of programs and initiatives:

  • Establish a bee campus usa advisory committee
  • Create and enhance pollinator habitat on campus
  • Reduce the use of pesticides with an IPM
  • Offer courses or continuing education opportunities that incorporate pollinator conservation
  • Distributed over 1000 native wildflower seeds to incoming students
  • Created student service-learning projects to develop and enhnace pollinator habitats
  • Planted native pollinator urban prairies and bioswales at several locations on campus
  • Display signage focused on pollinator conservation.

Pollinator Locations on Campus