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Creating A Garden That Supports Pollinators

Lauren Simpson tells Houston Matters how a few simple steps can help bees and butterflies travel.


Lauren Simpson, associate professor at the UH Law Center, tells Houston Matters how we all can support pollinators in our own yards. She says it doesn't have to be a large garden — a few pots in homes across Houston is enough to help these bees and butterflies travel.

Simpson maintains her own wildlife habitat called St. Julian's Crossing.


Brenda Ruiz

Brenda Ruiz

Supervising Producer, Houston Matters

Brenda Ruiz is the supervising producer of Houston Matters, which airs weekday mornings at 9:00 on Houston Public Media, News 88.7 FM. Brenda is a graduate from the University of Houston's Valenti School of Communications. She graduated in 2018 with a BA in Journalism, and a minor in Psychology. She...

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