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Pollinator Week Article: "Partners for Pollinators"

Pollinator Conservation and Education - overview of how the Service is Involved in Pollinator Conservation.

National Pollinator Week
Pollinator Week was established in 2007 to recognize the contributions of these important animals.


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National Pollinator Week
June 22 - 28, 2008
In Celebration of National Pollinator Week 2008, We Developed a Week Long Series on a Variety of Pollinator Topics.
Day 5: The Value of Botanical Gardens as a Community Asset.
In our final contribution, we share excerpts from an interview with Cindy Brown, Assistant Director for Green Springs Garden, a Fairfax County, Virginia oasis in the urban surroundings of Washington, D.C.
Xeriscape garden with rain pool. Credit: EPA
Day 4: Backyard Habitat

Joshua Winchell, public affairs specialist, continues our discussion of pollinator gardening with suggestions for things you can do to improve backyard habitat for pollinators.

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Black-eyed Susans. Credit: Paul Fresco, USDA
Day 3: Pollinator Gardens

Anita Noguera, national outreach coordinator, talks about lawns and an ecologically beneficial alternative, pollinator gardens.

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Karner Blue butterfly.
Day 2: Endangered Butterflies and Plants

Dave Harrelson, a biologist with the Endangered Species Program, shares information about our nation’s endangered butterflies and plants.

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A halcid bee settles onto a wildflower. Credit: Mike Higgins.
Day 1: Native Bees

Valerie Fellows, wildlife biologist and public affairs specialist, shares some insights into a unique, natural pollinator resource.

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Interested in hearing pollinator podcasts from other agencies? You can find them at: http://www.pollinator.org/podcast.htm

Last Updated: September 16, 2009