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iNaturalist is a joint initiative of the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society.
Click for a list of local plants that attract Pollinators!
Below is a partial list of low water mostly deer resistant pollinator-friendly plants and shrubs that we recommend because they perform well in Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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Helping protect the health of the Fountain Creek Watershed and our downstream neighbors.
A non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the knowledge,appreciation and conservation of native plants and habitats of Colorado through education, stewardship and advocacy.
Although pollinator conservation is a big task, it all begins with each of us adopting four simple steps: growing pollinator-friendly flowers, providing nest sites, avoiding pesticides, and spreading the word. With these core values, pollinator conservation can be adapted to any location, whether you tend an urban community garden or a suburban yard, work in a city park or on a farm. Make your commitment to these four principles official by signing our Pollinator Protection Pledge!
Make your commitment both official and visible by signing the Pollinator Protection Pledge!
You can also share information about pollinators on social media, or spread the word with a pollinator habitat sign.