Experts to know: 

Kim Eierman (founder of EcoBeneficial): The Pollinator Victory Garden

Heather Holm: a leading expert on pollinators. Books:  Pollinators of Native Plants 

Douglas W.  Tallamy: The entomologist that has a plan for us to save biodiversity in our own backyards. Books: Natures Best Hope, Bringing Nature Home, The Nature of Oaks.

Benjamin Vogt: Ethical stewardship of the land.  Books: A New Garden Ethic