Suburban and even urban areas can support wildlife in surprising ways--if good habitat exists. This recent study revealed that the city of Detroit supports an incredible bumble bee population, possibly due to the habitat found in vacant lots that aren't mowed and sprayed or paved over. If we deliberately provide habitat in our yards and gardens, think of the impact we could have not just on...
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Suburban and even urban areas can support wildlife in surprising waysif good

Bumblebee populations higher in Detroit than in some less-urbanized areas; vacant lots could be a factor

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First, the Empire State Building and now Niagara Falls! The Falls were lit up yesterday in a display of yellows and oranges to raise awareness of pollinator decline.

Coordinated by The Pollinator Partnership of Canada, this event, along with the lighting of CN Tower in Toronto and the Empire State Building in New York City, all highlight the importance of pollinators.

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Build the Buzz beyond the Big Apple with #PolliNATION

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It's the last week in Pollinator Month. Here are some ways you can help monarch butterflies. [ Nwf.org Link ]
Its the last week in Pollinator Month Here are some ways you

Catering to Butterfly Royalty - National Wildlife Federation

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It's Pollinator Month! Take the pollinator pledge and support our work to create "Monarch Butterfly Highway" for migrating monarchs. [ Blog.nwf.org Link ]
Its Pollinator Month Take the pollinator pledge and support our work to

Interstate 35: Monarch Butterfly Highway

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What looks like a bee might not actually be a bee! Learn more about syrphid flies, which are not only incredible bee mimics, but the second most important group of pollinators, from our friends at Capital Natural. [ Blogspot.com Link ]
What looks like a bee might not actually be a bee Learn

Syrphid Flies

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Tonight the @EmEmpire State Building lit up to promote pollinator conservation and to support the work of National Wildlife Federation. Help save ???? and other pollinators at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Tonight the EmEmpire State Building lit up to promote pollinator conservation and

Build the Buzz beyond the Big Apple with #PolliNATION

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The Empire State Building is lighting up in black and yellow tonight to celebrate Pollinator Week and raise awareness about the decline of bees, monarch butterflies and other pollinators. Here's what you can do to help. [ Blog.nwf.org Link ]
The Empire State Building is lighting up in black and yellow tonight

Build the Buzz beyond the Big Apple with #PolliNATION

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Exciting news for Pollinator Week! Our Naturalist David Mizejewski is on The Wendy Williams Show today talking about the Empire State Building lighting up in black and yellow tonight to promote bee conservation. Check your local listings and watch for tips on how you can help. [ Wendyshow.com Link ]
Exciting news for Pollinator Week Our Naturalist David Mizejewski is on The

National Wildlife Federation| Dave Mizejewski | The Wendy Williams Show

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It's National Pollinator Week! Bees and other pollinators are on the decline, but you can help by planting a pollinator garden. And you can do it even if you live in the city or only have a small garden space. Here are some tips to get you started. [ Blog.nwf.org Link ]
Its National Pollinator Week Bees and other pollinators are on the decline

Six Tips for Pollinator Gardens in Small Spaces

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National Pollinator Week kicks off today! If you watch the TV show "Shark Tank" you'll recognize the surprising celebrity hero who is joining the National Wildlife Federation and the Empire State Building to help pollinators this week. Read on to find out who it is and what you can do to help pollinators. [ Blog.nwf.org Link ]
National Pollinator Week kicks off today If you watch the TV show

This Shark is Wild about Bees

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It's Pollinator Month! Here's a gorgeous newly emerged black swallowtail in the Certified Wildlife Habitat of our Naturalist David Mizejewski. Share pics of the butterflies in your garden.
Its Pollinator Month Heres a gorgeous newly emerged black swallowtail in the
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Create a pollinator garden to support bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators. National Wildlife Federation will recognize it as a Certified Wildlife Habitat! Find out how here: [ Nwf.org Link ]
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We're celebrating pollinators all month! When you officially certify your habitat garden with the National Wildlife Federation this June you'll be entered to win an awesome bee house kit for native cavity-nesting bees. What kinds of bees are you seeing in your garden?
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Were celebrating pollinators all month When you officially certify your habitat garden

Pollinator Month

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Like if you love 'possums! (And if you don't please don't post nasty comments about them--this is a group where we celebrate wildlife.)
Garden for Wildlife - Certified Wildlife Habitat
Garden for Wildlife - Certified Wildlife Habitat
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Here's a unique and inspiring Certified Wildlife Habitat in California with some good tips on attracting wildlife. [ Latimes.com Link ]
Heres a unique and inspiring Certified Wildlife Habitat in California with some

Major reboot of Topanga house and gardens was a passion project, builder-owner says: 'I was hopelessly in love...'

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It's National Pollinator Month! We love this incredible photo of a bumble bee shared by participant Suzanne LaSanche of Silicon Valley. You can win a bee nesting house when you certify your garden in June. Get the details here: [ Nwf.org Link ]

Share pictures of the bees in your wildlife garden.
Its National Pollinator Month We love this incredible photo of a bumble
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This teenager got her yard certified as a wildlife habitat with the National Wildlife Federation. Isn't it inspiring to see the next generation stepping up to help wildlife? [ Southcoasttoday.com Link ]
This teenager got her yard certified as a wildlife habitat with the

Busy teen finds time to help native wildlife

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Thanks to Little Seeds for helping the National Wildlife Federation send 500 butterfly garden kits to schools in the Central Monarch Flyway! Learn how you can help monarchs where you live here: [ Nwf.org Link ].
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Thanks to Little Seeds for helping the National Wildlife Federation send 500
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June is National Pollinator Month! Bees are our most important pollinators and there are over 4,000 native bee species here in North America. Many are declining. Learn how your garden can support bees and other pollinators, then share your pics of pollinators and your tips to attract them in the comments below. [ Nwf.org Link ]
June is National Pollinator Month Bees are our most important pollinators and
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Thanks everyone for participating in Garden for Wildlife Month! While our month-long promotion has ended, the great news is that you can still participate. When you sign up for our newsletter and certify your wildlife habitat garden, you join the growing movement of people who want to make a difference and make our own piece of the Earth a little better. And just like the benefit to wildlife...
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Thanks everyone for participating in Garden for Wildlife Month While our monthlong
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