• Green Roofs

    Green Roofs Buildings for Bees In the city, bee habitat and foraging opportunities become smaller and more distant from each other. These segments of green space have become known as “habitat patches,” disconnected pieces of habitat that animals can move between to achieve the effect of a larger ecosystem. These patches occur in cities and […]

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  • Sometimes it Pays to be Messy: The Benefits of Keeping Yards Untended to Create Bee Habitat

    Sometimes it Pays to be Messy Keeping Yards Untended to Create Bee Habitat Sometimes it Pays to be Messy: 4 Benefits of Keeping Yards Untended Mother Nature has a habit of making things messy. That’s just how she likes it—nature is just controlled chaos operating under its own system of checks and balances. It’s perfect […]

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    World Bee Day celebrated by beekeeping groups nationwide

    World Bee Day is a United Nations recognized global event Public events by beekeeping groups nationwide will amplify the message of World Bee Day to raise awareness of the critical role that bees play in cities and towns nationwide including Seattle, Detroit and New York City. The United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus a […]

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    Cleveland Botanical Garden’s Honey Bees Feed the Food Desert

    Thumbs up to the Cleveland Botanical Garden’s urban learning farms, where honey bees pollinate the food desert! Cleveland Botanical Garden Turns A Food Desert Into An Urban Farm The term “food desert” describes communities in the United States that lack fresh fruit, vegetables, and other healthful whole foods. These areas spring up in impoverished neighborhoods within cities. Food deserts create a problem […]

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    Raw Honey: 7 Benefits You Should Know About

    Raw honey is one of the healthiest natural sweeteners on the market, and one that is rapidly rising in popularity. It’s incredibly versatile, and can be used in a variety of delicious recipes, and to sweeten beverages such as coffee, tea, and smoothies. Since honey is a naturally-sourced substance, it is a much healthier alternative […]

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    It’s a bird…It’s a plane…It’s Barclay the Bee!

    A bee in comic book stardom – Barclay the Bee! We are so excited to announce the arrival of “Barclay the Bee,” a little six-legged supergal who is the star of a new comic book by artist Olga Andreyeva. Created by the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel and The Center for Sustainable Design Strategies at Pratt […]

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