Jaap de Roode and The Carter: Creating a better world for butterflies — and us all

As a surprise gift to her husband on his 90th birthday, Rosalynn Carter gifted the former president the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Pollinator Garden at The Carter Center, which attracted many enthusiastic volunteers to put it together — including Carter Center staff and their families along with de Roode and his students, who donated plants and expertise along with their labor. Read more here.

President and Mrs. Carter celebrate in a pollinator garden given to the president on his 90th birthday. Among the guests were Emory biologist Jaap de Roode, bottom right, and his children, Jakob and Ella. Credit: Jaap de Roode

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