b'photos byInsects UnlimitedSometimes we tend to forget the smaller things in life that really do make the world go round. Just as wildlife has suffered from increased fragmentation of land through urbanization, so have bees, beetles, & butterflies. A third of U.S. food supply depends on pollinators. Why the decline in pollinators? Could it be the increased use of pesticides. or light pollution to the night sky? Whatever the reasons, many organizations are offering helpful information and incentives for people to plant pollinator habitats. Pollinators like plants that provide pollen, nectar, habitat, shelter and safety from predators. Pollinators need nectar throughout most of the year, not just spring. Planting diverse native wildflowers benefits bees.12'