Research and community partnerships drive our processes and product designs to ensure they are bee-safe and sustainability-focused.
Check out why we do what we do!
BEE-SAFE NESTING MATERIALS
Nesting materials sealed at one end, breathable, thick-walled, and easily opened are the best way to protect bees from pathogens and parasites such as excessive mold, chalkbrood, parasitic wasps, and pollen mites.Learn More
WHY WE DO NOT USE BAMBOO
Certain nesting materials can do more harm than good to the cavity-nesting bees that take up residence. Learn why we recommend avoiding plastic straws, bamboo reeds, and drilled wood blocks without paper inserts as nesting materials.Learn More
OUR CEDAR BEE HOUSES - LOCALLY MADE, SUSTAINABLY SOURCED
We pride ourselves on providing high-quality, sustainably sourced bee houses. It's true that you can find a cheaper house, but our handcrafted houses will last for many years - ultimately saving you money since they won't need replacement as often.Learn More
COCOON COMB - THE STORY BEHIND THE PLASTIC
It took the collaboration of Net Your Problem, Ocean Legacy, the crew of The Pinnacle, SEA-LECT Plastic, and shoreline clean-up crews to make our new Cocoon Combs. Read The Story Behind the Plastic!Learn More
THE CABIN - FROM CONCEPT TO CREATION
There is a story behind every new product launch, and the story behind our new Cabin is one we feel is especially share-worthy!Learn More
We make our Cabin Bee House with wood from the Paulownia tree. Native to eastern Asia, this wood has numerous ecological benefits when managed responsibly.Learn More
CLEANBEE VS. BLEACH
The most effective control method of the fungal pathogen Chalkbrood is to harvest and clean your mason bee cocoons in the fall. Learn what makes our CleanBee™ a safer alternative to bleach.Learn More