Each month our Bee Informed Blog highlights current news, science, and research related to solitary bee conservation, food insecurity, and sustainability.
Have you ever wondered how you can attract pollinators to your garden? Check out this fantastic resource from the University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and learn how to design a lawn and garden that will attract a variety of pollinators.
Bee Friendly Farming (BFF) is a certification program from Pollinator Partnership working with farmers to help protect, preserve and promote pollinator health. Created by Kathy Kellison, in collaboration with other bee experts, BFF provides guidelines for farmers and growers to promote pollinator health on their lands.
Learn more about this program by visiting Pollinator Partnership's Website.
3. Asian Giant Hornet Season
The Asian giant hornet, an invasive pest that threatens pollinators and ignores international borders, is the focus of an international effort to eradicate it in the Pacific Northwest. That's why, in the coming year, Washington state, British Columbia, and U.S. federal agencies are gearing up and collaborating on their plans to track, trap and eradicate any Asian giant hornets they find. Learn more by checking out the following links: