The native plants around the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute have grown in nicely this spring! The land surrounding the new building was designed to serve as a habitat for local wildlife including bees and butterflies.
You can turn you own yard into an important habitat for pollinators and other local species by landscaping with native plants. Use the National Wildlife Federation's Native Plant Finder to get ideas for plants in your area.
On a more global scale, you might to suprised to learn that lemurs are one of Madagascar's largest pollinator species. We went live on Facebook from inside Lemur Forest to learn more: