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Plant a Patch of Milkweed!
Heath Keirstead | January 13, 2016

Are you considering planting milkweed to save the monarchs? Milkweed has beautifully intricate, dusky-rose flowers and it’s the larval host for the monarch butterfly. The abundant nectar of milkweed flowers attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, honey bees, native bees, and other beneficial insects. Now are you considering planting milkweed to save the monarchs? BUT- planting ONE showy

Native Bumble Bees – Important Pollinators in the Willamette Valley
Jamie Powell | December 16, 2015

Bumble bees are some of the primary pollinator insects in the Pacific Northwest, and they are especially important for native plant pollination.

A Hedgerow for Pollinators
Donna Schmitz | November 6, 2015

Hedgerows provide food, cover for nesting, shelter, and a travel lane for wildlife.

sun log cookie © J. Paul
Providing for Pollinators: The Efforts of a Conservation Neighbor
Jerry Paul | November 18, 2014

Jerry Paul lends pollinators a helping hand and a whole lot of nesting options.

bee © R. Schmitz
Will Benton County Be Oregon’s First Community Wildlife Habitat?
Donna Schmitz | April 11, 2014

With your help, Benton County can become the FIRST Certified Community Wildlife Habitat in Oregon!

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Plans for Using Native Plants in Your Home Landscaping
Teresa Matteson | February 15, 2006

Design a sustainable landscape around your home with the help of expert landscape designer!

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