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Category Archives: Pollinators

HAPPY NATIONAL POLLINATOR WEEK from all of us at the Garfield County Extension Office!

June 18th to 24th is National Pollinator Week! This week is all about appreciating the incredible animals that pollinate our native plants, our crops, and our favorite ornamental flowers! This week is also an important way to raise awareness about Pollinator Conservation, and learn more about the ways that we all can contribute to pollinators […]

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What’s Bugging You?

Did you know that 99% of all insects are either harmless or benefit us in some way? Beneficial insects fall into 3 main categories: Predators / Parasitoids: Insects that feed on other “critters” providing an important source of pest control in nature. This group is responsible for keeping pest populations balanced, otherwise herbivorous insects could […]

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