Austinites are once again challenged to create wildlife-friendly yards using native plants, but with an added challenge of supporting our pollinators with specific plant palettes and garden husbandry. This year, make a home for bees, butterflies, beetles, moths, hummingbirds in your backyard. For additional resources to assist with pollinator plant species, see Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s plant database at wildflower.org/plants and for additional resources for Central Texas pollinator plants visit: http://www.wildflower.org/collections/. For Pollinator Partnership’s regional plant guides visit http://pollinator.org/guides.htm.
To enter the Pollinator Challenge, submit this form below or submit the form via mail using address: Wildlife Austin, 919 W. 28 ½ St. Austin, TX 78705
Upon completion of the Challenge, please request a pre-paid “Butterfly Crossing” sign. Sign may be picked up at 919 W. 28 ½ St.