CHAPP Statement

Vision:   We will restore healthy habitat corridors connecting pollinators across the MidSouth, using native plants to provide food, water, and shelter.

Mission:  Improve pollinator habitat in the Chattanooga area for butterflies, bees, moths, bats, hummingbirds and other beneficial insects/animals.


  • Use education and advocacy to promote the use of native plants, reduce pesticide use, and advocate sustainable landscaping practices.
  • Base our program on the Greater Atlanta Pollinator Partnership.


  1. Increase pollinator habitat.
  2. Educate and inform about pollinator conservation.
  3. Cultivate the Chattanooga area community to value, promote, and support pollinator conservation research, citizen science projects, and pollinator habitat restoration.
  4. Develop clear guidelines for pollinator-friendly habitat design and installation, and restoration of abandoned/endangered sites.
  5. Incorporate school and community participation, with special emphasis on under-served areas.
  6. Involve program partners and Southeastern citizens to advocate for pollinator conservation and gardens.