Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 9, 2021

 Bats and Agaves, a Plant-Pollinator Love Story 

Naturally Speaking: Dr Kristen Lear – Bats and Agaves, a Plant-Pollinator Love Story – YouTube

Agaves are iconic plants across Mexico and the US Southwest, including Cabrillo National Monument. The towering stalks of agaves provide abundant nectar that feeds bats and many other pollinators. Come learn about the special relationship between nectarivorous bats and agaves as well as some surprising bat/agave interactions, and hear about how Bat Conservation International is restoring agaves to protect endangered bats.


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