On-Farm Pollinator Habitat

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2012: $25,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2012
Region: Western
State: Arizona
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Gary Nabhan
Almuniya de los Zopilotes orchard


  • Fruits: melons, apples, apricots, berries (blueberries), berries (brambles), cherries, figs, grapes, olives, peaches, pears, plums, quinces, berries (strawberries), citrus, general tree fruits
  • Nuts: almonds, pecans, pistachios
  • Vegetables: beans, garlic, greens (leafy), onions, cucurbits, sweet corn, tomatoes
  • Additional Plants: herbs, native plants
  • Animals: bees


  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, mentoring, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, workshop, youth education
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, agritourism
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement, hedgerows, wildlife, hedges - woody
  • Production Systems: permaculture
  • Sustainable Communities: local and regional food systems, new business opportunities, community services, sustainability measures
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.