Phyllis Stiles formed Bee City USA in 2012 as a way to help our challenged pollinators in North America. Learn about this successful effort, now a program of The Xerces Society, in this EcoBeneficial interview with Kim Eierman….
Get the behind-the-scenes story of the new documentary, The Pollinators, in this EcoBeneficial interview. Kim Eierman talks with Peter Nelson, director and filmmaker of this award-winning documentary that takes a hard look at managed honey bees, problematic agricultural practices and the threat to our food security….
Many pollinators are active in fall and looking for food, but few landscapes have the nectar and pollen they need. Boost the pollinator juice in your landscape with these EcoBeneficial tips on our beautiful native goldenrods and aster….
A successful Pollinator Victory Garden attracts an abundance of pollinators, as well as a variety of different pollinator species. Pick up some tips on plant diversity to boost your pollinator garden in this short EcoBeneficial video….
Want to help challenged pollinators in your landscape? Learn how to create a Pollinator Victory Garden to help win the war on pollinator decline. Kim Eierman shares some tips in this first installment of “The Pollinator Victory Garden.”…
Ecosystem gardening isn’t limited to plants, but includes coexisting with wildlife – much of which may depend on our landscapes. Learn how to successfully share your landscape with wildlife (even the hungry ones!) in this EcoBeneficial interview with Nancy Lawson, author of The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife.…
Urban forests and natural areas are alive and well in New York City as a result of the hard work of NYC Parks, its staff and volunteers. Learn how they do it, and pick up some pointers, in this EcoBeneficial interview with Kristy King, the Director of Forest Restoration for the Natural Resources Group of NYC Parks….
Join Kim Eierman for this EcoBeneficial interview with Jessica Schuler, Director of the Thain Family Forest at the New York Botanical Garden, as they discuss how this acclaimed botanical garden improves and sustains the ecology of a first-growth urban forest. Schuler shares ecological lessons and insights that can be applied to any landscape….
Few nurseries take the time and trouble to grow native trees and shrubs from wild, locally collected seed. But, it’s the best way to produce genetically diverse, locally adapted plants. Join Kim Eierman in this EcoBeneficial interview as talks with Lisa Turoczi of Earth Tones Native Nursery, about propagating native shrubs from seed….