5280: 5 Ways Coloradans Are Protecting our Pollinators

Pollinators are essential to maintaining healthy ecosystems; they pollinate one third of the world’s crops, stabilize soils, and support clean air and other wildlife. But as their populations continue to decline from urban development and climate change, bees, birds, bats, and other creatures are in dire need of our attention. Fortunately, Colorado is full of innovative thinkers who are taking the lead in habitat restoration—not only by planting pollinator gardens but also through education and creative land-use policies.

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