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Saturdays in the Garden: President Obama Creates Plan to Protect Pollinators

Could the American food supply be at risk from a lack of healthy pollinators in our farms and gardens? That’s the concern behind a new Pollinator Health Task Force established by President Barack Obama this summer.  Of course, pollinators, especially bees, are critically important for agriculture.  Here’s what the White House sent out in a […]

Continue Reading By on July 5, 2014 in agriculture, ecology, garden, insects, organic, pollinators

Discover Life in Smokies

Great Smoky Mtns. Natl. Park Audubon did it for birds, everyone adores flowers, and millions of visitors appreciate the chance to see a black bear in its natural setting.  But some unsung heroes of biodiversity at Great Smoky Mountains National Park are finally getting their due.  Because science has long touted the interdependence of every […]

Continue Reading By on January 25, 2012 in Appalachia, biodiversity, Great Smoky Mountains, insects, natural, outdoors