KSAT.com (San Antonio, TX)
June 20, 2022
This is Pollinator Week — a time to celebrate birds, bats, bees, beetles and butterflies.
Even if you’re not a bat or bug person, your life is still directly affected by pollinators every single day.
Love margaritas? The agave plant, which produces an essential ingredient in tequila, depends on bats for pollination.
“Pollinators play an important role in our ecosystems and food systems,” said Luke Metzger, Executive Director of Environment Texas. “This Pollinator Week, we’re doubling down on our pledge to do all we can to protect our precious pollinators that help make our flowers bloom and trees bear fruit.”
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