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Protect Our Local Pollinators (Birds, Bees, Butterflies & Bats)

Bees and other pollinators are declining in number. Pollinators (bees, butterflies, and birds) are necessary for the health of our food crops.

Bee-curious? Bird watcher?

Learn about how your neighbors are supporting bees and other pollinators (birds, butterflies, and bats):

Green thumb? Starting a garden?

If you're starting or redoing a garden, or growing a potted plant, you can grow food and habitat to support local pollinators. 

Pollinator gardens attract bees, birds, and butterflies, as well as add beauty and life to your garden! Here's how to grow food and habitat for pollinators:


San Francisco is located in a global biodiversity hotspot.


Related Content
To Save Local Bees, San Francisco to Make Pollinator Protection City Policy
Para salvar a las abejas locales, San Francisco hará que sea política de la Ciudad proteger a los polinizadores (PDF) 
為了拯救本地蜜蜂,三藩市將制定市政策保護授粉者 (PDF)

Additional Resources
San Francisco Supervisors to pass bill to protect bees, KRON 4, Sept. 12, 2016
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