What to Plant:
For At-Risk Species
Biologist E.O. Wilson described insects as “…the little things that run the world” and many of them are in dire need of our attention. We are talking about insects of all types, from bees to wasps, flies, butterflies, moths, and an unimaginable number of other creatures. Our list focuses strongly on supporting our native bumblebees, with the added benefit of supporting a plethora of other insects at the same time.
online: "List of Endangered, Threatened, and Special Concern Species", Massachusetts
online: "Sundial Lupine and the Non-native Big-leaved Lupine", University of Maine
website: Beecology: "Protecting our native pollinators through the power of citizen science", Dr. Robert Gegear, UMass Dartmouth
online: "Plants for Soft Landings", Heather Holm