Adding pollinator habitat to resilience gardens can boost yields and relieve stress

In response to the coronavirus stay-at-home quarantine, people are moving outside to garden and relieve stress. “Resilience gardens” are taking root across the country–gardens that recall the victory gardens of the World Wars and inspire self-sufficiency. Resilience gardens typically comprise food, … Read More

2020 Unofficial Pollinator Plant of the Year: Gregg’s mistflower

The votes are in for 2020’s Unofficial Pollinator Plant of the Year, and the winner is…Gregg’s mistflower, Conoclinium greggii. The Texas native perennial with fluffy lavender blooms carried our informal poll when pitted against Frostweed, Verbesina virginica, its lesser known pollinator plant colleague. The … Read More

Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival and Parade

Get your wings on for our fourth annual Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival! It kicks off with a People for Pollinators Parade, monarch butterfly tagging demos all day long, educational booths and family activities, pollinator gardening workshops and more. We’ll … Read More

Butterflies Without Borders: Migration and Immigration in a Changing Climate

Join us for a timely discussion of politics and pollinators and the impact of climate change on migration and immigration. The panel discussion includes monarch butterfly expert Dara Satterfield, a Trinity visiting scholar, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowand, and PhD in ecology; … Read More

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