Monarchs are only one of many pollinators that enable plant reproduction, and play an important role in our ecosystem. Plants that people use for food, clothing, and shelter require pollinators too. Other pollinators include bees, wasps, beetles, other butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds.

 

pollinators

Photo credit: Jay Pruett, The Nature Conservancy

 

Resources

Kerr Center – Pollinator FAQs

Kerr Center – Native Plants

Kerr Center – Pollinator Guidebook

Kerr Center – Pollinator Friendly Landscape

Kerr Center – Publications

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – Pollinators

Oklahoma Native Plants – Native Gardening