NC State Pollinator Insect Resources Online

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Butterflies, bees, and green lacewings are just a few of the insects that benefit humans. Using the following web resources from NC State University, you will learn how to identify pollinating insects in the landscape and vegetable garden. You will learn which plants feed, shelter, and provide habitat for pollinating insects, including how to build a pollinator house! Pesticide use can harm beneficial insects so it is important to learn how to minimize pesticide use and how to control bad insects with non-pesticide techniques.

Minimizing the Impacts of Pesticides on Pollinators slide presentation

bees of nc

Bees of North Carolina

Butterflies in Your Backyard

Hummingbirds and Butterflies

Pollinator Conservation on Small Farms

Top 25 Pollinator Plants for NC

Going Native: Plant Selection

Landscaping for Wildlife with Native Plants

Building Bee Houses

Organic Insecticides pages 26-33

NC State Videos:

How to Manage Pests and Disease in My Garden

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Growing a Pollinator Garden

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Steve Pettis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteve Pettis, Jr.Extension Agent, Agriculture - Consumer and Commercial Horticulture Call Steve Email Steve N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center
Updated on Jun 8, 2020
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