Monarch butterfly and bumblebee on swamp milkweed in Michigan.
Credit: Jim Hudgins/USFWS
Our Future Flies with Pollinators
June 25, 2020
With the country celebrating Pollinator Week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reiterates its commitment to conserving pollinators, which play a part in producing one out of every three bites of food consumed including berries, melons, apples, tomatoes, pumpkins, potatoes, almonds, spices, coffee and chocolate. Pollinators help produce approximately $40 billion worth of products around the world each year.
Secretary Bernhardt’s Pollinator Week Proclamation »