Tag: pollinator week

Pollinator Week Movie: Talking to the Bees

I could not resist posting this video, because….well. Who better to explain pollination than Isabella Rossellini!!  Also, the bee pollen basket and waggle dance explanations are quite delightful.  Enjoy!

National Pollinator Week 2009: Bees on the radio

In case you missed it, here’s a link to the NPR interview with Steve Buchmann, the international coordinator of the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign.  You might remember Buchmann as one of the authors of […]

Migratory Pollinators

I mentioned the book “Forgotten Pollinators” on Monday of National Pollinator Week, and I wanted to follow up on that today. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (ASDM) hosts a Forgotten Pollinators Website to help focus interest […]

What crops do insects pollinate?

It’s National Pollinator Week, and here’s a neat site for you–a complete list, continuously updated, of crops of importance to humans that insects pollinate. Some of the fruits and vegetables are obviously recognizable, and remember […]