Call Massachusetts Senator Anne Gobi to ask her to save the bees.

Call Massachusetts Senator Anne Gobi to ask her to save the bees.

This year, Massachusetts Senator James Eldridge and Representative Carolyn Dykema, introduced the Massachusetts Pollinator Protection Act (H.2113/S.2164), in the state Senate and House to remove neonicotinoid pesticides from consumer use. This bill would be a big step forward in the fight to save bees, which pollinate every one in three bites of food that we eat.

Senator Anne Gobi is a key player in helping this bill go through- but she is still undecided about the bill and we need the voice of concerned Bay Staters like you to convince her to speak for the bees

Here is an example of how a conversation could start (or you can just wing it!):

Hello, I’m [Your Name], I would like to speak to you about the Massachusetts Pollinator bill H.2113/S.2164:

1) Neonic pesticides kill and harm bees and other pollinators like butterflies and birds. They pose a serious threat to our food supply, public health and environment.

2) The legislature has the opportunity to protect pollinators from this poison and ensure the long term health of our ecosystems and food supply.

3) Will support the Massachusetts Pollinator Protection Act to create lasting legislation for the protection of crucial pollinators? I urge you to support this bill and pass it favorably out of committee.

Thank you for your time.


  • Be friendly and polite - the person picking up the phone will find it hard to ignore you if you are polite.

  • Don’t feel like you have to answer any specific questions if you don’t feel comfortable.

  • If you are a beekeeper or a farmer, please make a note of that.


Do I have to be an expert on bees and neonics to call and express my concerns?

Not at all! We're fighting for our food system and your opinion on this matters and you should feel comfortable expressing it to your elected representatives.

What if I’m not connected?

The line may be busy - sorry about that. Please try calling again during office hours.

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