Posted by: White Cranes | September 15, 2012

Attracting Native Pollinators: The Xerces Society Guide, Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies

The recent decline of the European honey bee and other pollinators in North America poses a serious challenge to our food supply and ecological health. About 75 percent of all flowering plants rely on pollinators in order to set seed or fruit, and from these plants comes one-third of the planet’s food.
Attracting Native Pollinators is a comprehensive guidebook for gardeners, small farmers, orchardists, beekeepers, naturalists, environmentalists, and public land managers on how to protect and

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