From mypubliclands: For National Pollinator Week, we’re sharing great photos of the birds and the bees and more! This Tiger Swallowtail butterfly was spotted in the BLM-managed Water Canyon Recreation Area right outside Winnemucca, Nevada by Gretchen Westhoff. You can also visit Explore.org’s Honey Bee Hive on the two Live Cams. Did You Know? “Seven years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous
Move Over Monday …so we can make the time to stop and smell the flowers. “An adult butterfly uncoils its long, straw-like proboscis to sip nectar from flowers, juice from rotting fruit and water from puddles.” There are 17,500 known species of butterflies worldwide. (Defenders of Wildlife). Explore the gardens.