In recognition of Pollinator Week, we’ve compiled a selection of articles about pollinating birds and insects and the important roles they play.
National Pollinator Week: Who are the pollinators?
An article from last years pollinator week by Jackie Woodcock. Jackie show cases a few insects, birds, flowers, and lizards, explaining how each organism plays a roll in the pollination process.
Another article from last year’s pollinator week by the Adirondack Almanack, meant to highlight the critical importance of pollinators to biodiversity, food supply, and the economy.
Celebrate Spring by Planting Natives for Pollinator
An article from pollinator week 2019, while the sale advertised within is no longer going on, the information on planting and growing pollinator gardens is still valuable.
Creating Backyard Habitat for Pollinators
In this 2018 article, the Adirondack Pollinator Project presented two lectures by Kim Eierman, and environmental horticulturist specializing in ecological landscapes and native plants. The lectures are no longer available but the article still contains valuable information.
Wild Pollinators and Crop Viability
In this article by Richard Gast, he explains in depth the process of pollination and its uses. The article also provides more information from the Northeast Pollinator Partnership.
10 Ways You Can Help Pollinators
In this article from 2020, Jackie Woodcock explains the trouble that pollinators find themselves in, and 10 ways that you can be of assistance to them.
More to explore:
- From 2021: An informative article on native bees
- From 2020: An article on hummingbirds
- From 2020: How to plant a Wildflower Habitat for Pollinators
- Also, check out AdkAction’s Adirondack Pollinator Project.
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