Summer is a great time to observe and support pollinators. The birds, bugs, and butterflies that pollinate plants are a critical part of nature. Here are some ways to learn about what pollinators do and how to support them.
- Check out our Summer In the Garden, opens a new window book list
- Watch the movie My Garden of a Thousand Bees, opens a new window from the PBS Nature series
- Learn about pollinators from the Xerces Society, opens a new window
- Look for local pollinators! Visit one of the local pollinator gardens in town, you can see a map of them here, opens a new window.
- Sign up for the Pollinator Power Party, opens a new window that runs June 20–24 and enjoy free presentations and virtual conference activities
- Join the Pollinator bioblitz! Visit the iNaturalist, opens a new window website to learn about how to participate in a weeklong bioblitz event to photograph and identify pollinators.
-Rebecca Kohn, Senior Librarian, Rinconada Library | Follow Rebecca_Kohn on Bibliocommons