Why are pollinators important? Pollinators are often keystone species, meaning that they are critical to an ecosystem. The work of pollinators ensures full harvests of crops and contributes to healthy plants everywhere. · An estimated 1/3 of all foods and beverages is delivered by pollinators. In the U.S., pollination produces nearly $20 billion worth of products annually.
Most often we think of honey bees, but many other pollinators are also important. Find out about local events surrounding National Pollinator Week.
You're Invited to Chat
Participate in a live #Landscapechat and join the voice of Corona Tools, Chris Sabbarese, along with Lisa Schaumann, NALP Director of Public Relations tweeting as @the_nalp on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 11am PT or 2pm ET. This live chat invites you to exchange information about pollinators with interested people and professionals.
Discussion Key Points:
Share and learn from fellow tweeps to others create pollinator habitat in their yards
Discuss why pollinators are important and how tweeps support them
Learn how landscape professionals help pollinators thrive
Understand the pros and cons of pollinator attractive plants in places like schools and HOAs
Hear about the White House's new strategy on pollinators
Join the Conversation
Don’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #landscapechat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the landscapechat room on Tweetchat. They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!
If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion.
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