What's a pollinator?

Pollinators are animals that spread pollen between flowers as they forage for nectar.

Pollinators include







Fruit bats

...and more!

Fun fact

Lemurs are the world’s largest pollinators!

Why are pollinators important?

Without pollinators, many plants would not be able to make the fruit and vegetables that we eat. One out of every three bites of food we eat is thanks to pollinators!

How can you help pollinators?

Join a community science project!

In as little as one afternoon, you can help scientists collect enough data to better understand how to protect pollinators. Learn about ways you can help monarch butterflies.

Plant their favorite flowers!

You don’t need a yard to help plant flowers for pollinators. Design a pollinator-friendly window box.

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