Serving Cook County

National Pollinator Week: Celebrate National Pollinator Week

Plant a Pollinator Pocket! Plant a "pocket" of flowers that attract and nurture pollinators in your own yard. The pollinator pockets described on this site will make it easy to select, plant and maintain. 

Trees and Shrubs for Attracting Pollinators

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A regional guide for farmers, land managers and gardeners in the prairie parkland - temperate province area of Illinois

Pollinator Garden Design: Native plants for attracting pollinators

Pollinator Partnership Learning Center: Explore and learn all about pollinators 

The Importance of Pollinators: Learn more about various pollinators and their roles in the ecosystem, as well as current threats to their health and survival. 

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Map