National Honey Bee Day

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The bees are in trouble!  The U.S. bee population is dying drastically. It’s believed that Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) or environmental factors could be killing them off. Either way, National Honey Bee Day is the perfect time to spread awareness about this dire matter.

Save the Bees for National Honey Bee Day

Whether you like insects or not, we need bees in our lives. Every year, bees pollinate more than $15 billion worth of U.S. crops. Fortunately, there are organizations that are trying to save bee populations like Bee Downtown. You can find more information about the Bee Downtown organization here.