Allen Centennial Garden Bee Hotel

The UW-Madison Green Fund supports student ideas that improve campus sustainability, including this project!

For more information, contact Ian Aley at

Get Involved

Make your own Bee Hotel

There are always opportunities to help pollinator species, even around your home! Making a bee hotel in your garden is a great way to help the bees and to also the increase the species diversity in your own backyard.

Bee Hotel Maintenance

Want more information on different pollinator species and types of habitats they prefer? This fact sheet can help you understand the common pollinators in your area and their needs.

Help out at the Allen Centennial Garden

There are many opportunities to volunteer at the Allen Centennial Garden and learn more about this project and many others.

Monitor Pollinators

If you would like to help monitor pollinators on campus, please email Victoria Salerno, Bee Campus Project Assistant:

Get Involved with the Green Fund!

If you would like to improve the sustainability of the UW-Madison campus by getting involved with a Green Fund project, please email Ian Aley, Green Fund Program Manager:

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Pollinator Identification Resources

  • Click here for a quick guide to identify bees and other pollinators.
  • Click here to learn about and download the WiBee app for pollinator identification.

Project Partners

Lilly Parla

Erin Steckler

Hannah Klundt

Nick Thuli

Jack Biesterveld

Sofia Caceres

Ben Yang

Grace Charlson

Elle Lettner

Aubrey Barthel


Joya Alicia Headley

Rachel French

Reba Luiken  – Director

Isaac Zaman – Horticulturist

Ryan Dostal – Programs and Events Lead


Ian Aley – Green Fund Program Manager

Alex Frank – Project Portfolio Manager

Application Materials

Are you interested in applying for the Green Fund for a similar project? Click on the link below to view the application for this project. For more information on application requirements, visit the Green Fund Application Information page or contact the Green Fund Program Manager, Ian Aley at

Green Fund Bee Hotel Application Materials