U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Animals that pollinate plants are responsible for bringing us one out of every three bites of food. The process of pollination occurs when a pollen grain moves from the anther (male part) of a flower to the stigma (female part). This is the first step in a process that produces seeds, fruits, and the next generation of plants. This can happen through self-pollination, wind and water pollination, or through the work of… Read More

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