The Birds & The Bees (& The Butterflies): Building A Pollinator-Friendly Yard | New Hampshire Public Radio

The Birds & The Bees (& The Butterflies): Building A Pollinator-Friendly Yard

May 4, 2021

Monarch butterfly and bee on a swamp milkweed plant.
Credit Jim Hudgins/USFWS

Pollinators are an essential part of our ecosystem, and have been in decline for years. We talk about small and big ways that you can help support pollinators, in your garden, yard, and outdoor spaces, and what species of pollinators and pollinator-plants are native to New Hampshire. 

Air date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

GUESTS:

This show was produced by Christina Phillips. 

Resources

At the UNH Cooperative Extension, you can find many resources on pollinators, including:

The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation Pollinator Conservation Program 

Homegrown National Park 

The National Wildlife Federation's Native Plant Finder Tool 

The New Hampshire Gardener Program 

The Pollinator Partnership 

Monarch Watch 

Local native-plant sellers:

 Found Well Farm in Pembroke

Badgley Pond Perennials in Warner

Pemi Native Plants in Plymouth

N.H. State Forest Nursery in Concord

Van Berkum Nursery in Deerfield (wholesale)