World Bee Day – May 20th

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World Bee Day

To Bee or Not To Bee
(True or False)

You can keep a beehive in your backyard.

True – Visit this website for information on starting your own hive.

Bees are important because they pollinate food crops.

True – Nearly 90% of the world’s wild flowering plant species depend, entirely, or at least in part, on animal pollination, along with more than 75% of the world’s food crops and 35% of global agricultural land.

There are plenty of Bees around.

False – Bees are under threat. Present species extinction rates are 100 to 1,000 times higher than normal due to human impacts.

I cannot do anything to help the Bee population.

False – Visit the Bee Conservancy to learn what you can do to save bees.