Pollinators on the Kerr Ranch

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Snapshots of a wildflower meadow, summer 2013. The Kerr Center's Native Pollinator Project is establishing and preserving habitat for native pollinators and educating farmers, ranchers and the public about ways to help native pollinators.

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Pollinators on the Kerr Ranch

  1. 1. Pollinators on the KerrRanch
  2. 2. NativePollinatorProject•Educate Publicabout Pollinators•Increase Habitatfor Pollinators onthe Kerr Ranch
  3. 3. Wildflowers on the RanchWildflower Meadows & PlotsProvide Habitat for DiversePollinators
  4. 4. Butterflies
  5. 5. Bees
  6. 6. Flies….Bee or fly?
  7. 7. Some fly species mimic bee coloration.Many flies visit flowers; some are important pollinators
  8. 8. Wildflowers on the Ranch:Rails-to-Trails Roadside Meadow
  9. 9. Roadsides are critical repositoriesof native plants
  10. 10. Controlled burnof this areaBrought PalePurple Coneflowers(Echinacea pallida)in new abundance
  11. 11. SnapshotsJune 2013
  12. 12. A bio-diversemeadow:Key pollinatorhabitat in everyseason
  13. 13. Prairie Parsley
  14. 14. Large-floweredConeflower
  15. 15. Hairy Petunia (Wild Petunia))
  16. 16. Daisy Fleabane (White Top)
  17. 17. Fringed Poppy Mallow(Tall Wine Cup)
  18. 18. Large-flowered Tickseed
  19. 19. Carolina Larkspur
  20. 20. Indian Plantain
  21. 21. Prairie Sabatia
  22. 22. Crimson Clover
  23. 23. Sensitive Briar
  24. 24. Common Milkweed(seed pods)
  25. 25. Poison Hemlock
  26. 26. Button Snakeroot
  27. 27. Wooly Yarrow
  28. 28. For more information on KerrCenter’s Pollinator ProjectContact David RedhageProject Manager
  29. 29. This material is based upon work supported by the NaturalResources Conservation Service, U.S. Department ofAgriculture, under number 69-7335-1-21
  30. 30. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressedin this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarilyreflect the views of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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