Pollinator Week is Coming!

June 12, 2014 9:02 PM

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In 2006, the U.S. Senate created a National Pollinator Week to “recognize the importance of pollinators to ecosystem health and agriculture in the United States.” Each year since then, recognition of National Pollinator Week has grown, with many states and local groups planning educational events. Check for events near you on this map!

I’ve discovered a lot of people don’t actually know what pollination is, other than it’s something needed to get fruit. That’s certainly true; apples, bananas, blueberries, melons, peaches, pumpkins, almonds, and a whole bunch of other plants need to be pollinated for us to get the food we like.

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