ANC Pollinator Lecture

FLUTTER BY, BUTTERFLY: The relationship between pollinators and flowering plants is highly important and supports and sustains almost all terrestrial ecosystems on Earth. One of the most “famous” insect and plant relationships, according to ecologist Randy Johnson, is the one between monarch butterflies and milkweed.

You’re lounging in a lawn chair outside in your backyard and soaking up the warm afternoon sunshine, when you look down and notice a bee on a flower getting ready to pollinate.

It’s a simple act of nature and has been for centuries — but do you know just how important pollination is to our ecosystem?

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