News & Events
A recent story by the New York Times has gone viral as it raises concerns over the sightings of the Asian giant hornet in Washington State. We have received many questions about the impacts of the newly arrived hornet for both solitary and social bees. This blog post will answer common questions and give some tips about what you can do in your yards to protect your bees.
Join Dave Hunter for a live webinar presentation and learn how to raise leafcutter bees!
Join Dave Hunter, founder of Crown Bees, and ask him your questions about raising mason bees this spring. Attendance space is limited, register now! Free LIVE webinar: April 15th, 2-3pm (PST)
Like you, I’m concerned about how one virus can have such an impact to the world. I hope that you are able to get outside to your yard to relax and watch nature in action around you for a few minutes each day.
Every year, Crown Bees opens their office and warehouse doors to the public. We invite local mason bee raisers to come to learn how to harvest their mason bee cocoons. This year's party will be on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10 am to 2 pm.
In Everett, WA, Everett Community College has installed 35 Native Bee Network BeeHuts across the college campus.
The Native Bee Network (NBN) program helps individuals and community members across the country support and find their local native hole-nesting bees.
Raising spring mason bees is a growing trend among backyards across the country.
Recently, local news station King 5 visited Crown Bees headquarters to learn about our mason bees and how they are a part of a novel garden to farm to table movement.