Consider some tips to help our polliantor friends for the winter
November 15, 2023
Pollinators are important to the global food supply and local ecosystems. About 35% of food crops rely on pollinators for production, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Meaning, without pollinators, there would be no food. If you have enjoyed an apple this fall or a tomato this summer, thank a bee.
Honeybees are the most recognized pollinators, but insects like moths, butterflies, wasps, beetles, and flies are also frequent pollinators. There are many species of native bees in Ill. that are important to the ecosystem.
Global pollinator decline, fueled by habitat loss and clim...