The EPA's Pollinator Risk Assessment Guidance is part of a long-term strategy to advance the science of assessing the risks posed by pesticides to bees, giving risk managers the means to further improve pollinator protection in our regulatory decisions. Among other things, the EPA anticipates the guidance will allow the Agency to assess effects from systemic pesticides quantitatively on individual bees as well as on bee colonies. This guidance is an outgrowth of the 2012 FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel Meeting on Risk Assessment for Bees.You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Guidance for Assessing Pesticide Risks to Bees (PDF)(59 pp, 2 MB)