USFWS
Alaska Region
Conserving the Nature of America

Pollinators

Gardens in Alaska

Planting a new pollinator garden at our Tetlin Visitor Center.  Photo credit: USFWS/B. Johnson
Planting a new pollinator garden at our Tetlin Visitor Center.
Photo Credit: USFWS/B. Johnson

Most flowering plants depend on bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other animals for pollination. Pollination is an essential part of plant reproduction, producing fertile seeds and, in some species, fruit.

In Alaska our pollinators include at least 95 bee species and 75 butterfly species!

Two fritillaries on yarrow in garden.  Photo credit:  USFWS/ N.Torre
Two fritillaries on yarrow in garden.
Photo Credit:USFWS/ N.Torre

 

Celebrate National Pollinator Week - June 17 - 23, 2013

 

Last updated: June 13, 2013