Kids & Nature Connections | Love those spring wildflowers? Thank a pollinator today!

Submitted on Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:28

I think we can all agree that spring in our corner of the world is pretty special. Our fields of wildflowers and blooming orchards combined with green hillsides and snowy mountains make my heart sing every day. What a great place to raise children to love nature.

However, we don’t often thank our pollinators (the tiny animals who help many flowering plants reproduce) for their job in keeping those fields of wildflowers and orchards blooming. Your kids might ask, who are these little guys? How and why do they help our blooming plants? We’ll learn about this — as well as a few ways to experience them up close and even help them out.

For the full article, visit the Wenatchee World.