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Extension is expanding its online education and resources to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.

Insects

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Find research-based information on both helpful and harmful insects, spiders and other insect relatives. Learn how to identify insect damage on plants and in the landscape as well as how to prevent and control common household insect infestations.

Read about insects on Yard and Garden News

Pollinators

Bee Campus UMN Twin Cities

UMN Twin Cities is an affiliate of Bee Campus USA, an initiative of the Xerces Society that raises awareness of the importance of pollinators and actions each of us can take to help pollinators.

Honey bees, bumble bees and native bees

Visit the Bee Lab for information on helping pollinators

Flowers for pollinators

Learn how to grow bee lawns and pollinator friendly plants.

How pollinator friendly is your yard and garden?

Take this quiz and learn how your backyard could better benefit bees and other beneficial insects

Plants for Minnesota bees

List of plants for bee food and habitat

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