National Pollinator Week! June 20 - 26th, 2011

Celebrate Summer! Celebrate Pollinators!

This week was designated by Congress to help address the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations.  It has grown to be an international celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, butterflies, bats and beetles.

 Check out the blog for more info.


Come browse the library's summer display, including a pollinator friendly plant guide and suggestions for pollinator friendly meals.  Check out our databases for research options.

What is pollination?  Why is it important?   (From the US Forest Service website.)

Ways you can help pollinators remain a vital force. ( From the US Fish and Wildlife Service website.)

Pollinator friendly planting guides by region.  (From the Pollinator Partnership website.)

Pick the Pollinator, a game matching plants and their pollinators.  (From the Nova website.)