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

Monarch butterfly and bee on a pink milkweed flower.
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.


This show was produced by Christina Phillips. 


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)

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