Honey bees are one of the most important factors to our ecological stability. Their populations have been dying off at an alarming rate since 2007.
One of the main contributors to the dying bee population is the widespread of varroa mites that attack honey bees carrying several different viruses are debilitating to our bees.
Another major threat to our honey bees is the use of commercial pesticides containing neonictinoids. Not only are these harmful chemicals hurting our honey bees, they are also found in the commercial food we eat.
Here are some things every day people can do to help:
Thank you City Commissioner Todd Weaver for coming our to our general meeting this January and educating us on the importance of honey bees to our environment!