Pollinators

Pollinators in Peachtree Park

Native Bee

Native Bee on Mountain Mint

Pollinators are a special group of critters that do us a big service while they go about their day.  For starters they pollinate trees and plants that produce fruit.  Honey Bees are a special category of pollinator that produce honey, and we have bee keepers and hives right here in Peachtree Park.

Most pollinators, such as butterflies and bees, are beautiful to look at.  And, looked at in the right way, all are fascinating.  You’ve read that pollinators are in trouble, but perhaps you didn’t know that there are a few very simple things you can do to help.  Learn more about pollinators and how you can make sure we keep them around.

Some Fly, Some Crawl

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

You know bees, wasps, moths, and butterflies pollinate flowers and fruit trees.  But did you know that hummingbirds and bats do also?  These are all visible and easy to observe while they are doing their jobs as pollinators.

Perhaps not as noticeable are ants who have an impact because of their large numbers.  Beetles are also pollinators.

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