30 days of Celebrating National Pollinator Month: A Case Study
Volume 15, Issue 2 - December 2022
Editor: Linda Chalker-Scott
Pollinators are essential for not only the pollination of about 75% of the food we consume, but for flowering plants to reproduce, preventing soil erosion, enhancing soil vigor, and improving biodiversity. According to Pollinator Partnership (2022), pollination services are provided to over 180,000 different plant species and more than 1,200 crops. It is estimated that pollinators add $217 billion to the global economy. With the importance of pollinators, the Douglas County (Nevada) Extension Office led efforts to celebrate National Pollinator Month through a variety of events and activities, social media campaigns, and community partnerships.
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