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Tree Talk: What's the buzz about pollinators

The last full week of June is named as "National Pollinator Week." Don't worry if you missed it – there are reasons to celebrate pollinators all year long!

Pollinators include bees, insects, birds and other animals that move pollen from one flower to another, thereby fertilizing plants and enabling them to reproduce. With food crops, the ripened ovary of a flower becomes a fruit (or vegetable) whi...