How to Attract Bees and Other Native Pollinators With a Foraging Habitat

Posted on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 by

Pollinators like bees, wasps, butterflies, and moths are a key part of our ecosystem — pollinating 70 percent of flowering plants — but they face many threats to their health and habitat. In Attracting Native Pollinators (Storey Publishing, 2011), The Xerces Society takes a proactive, practical, and straight-forward approach to dealing with this dilemma. […]

Continue Reading >>

Morgan Freeman converts his Mississippi ranch into a giant sanctuary for wild bees

Posted on Friday, September 30th, 2016 by

Morgan Freeman has played so many roles during his long Hollywood career it’s difficult to keep track, but his newest role may prove to be his most important. The actor has turned his 124-acre Mississippi ranch into a sanctuary for wild bees, in an effort to help support population growth for the little pollinators. Freeman […]

Continue Reading >>

The sculpture controlled by bees

Posted on Friday, June 17th, 2016 by

Its 170,000 pieces of aluminium, suspended from the ground, appear as a twisting swarm of bees from afar, but as you come closer it becomes a hive-like structure of latticework whose low humming sound and hundreds of flickering LED lights draws you in to a multi-sensory instillation. The intensity of sound and light is […]

Continue Reading >>

These Photos Capture The Startling Effect Of Shrinking Bee Populations

Posted on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 by

In parts of rural China, humans are doing the work bees once did. Striking new photos show farm workers in Hanyuan county, in China’s Sichuan province, painstakingly applying pollen to flowers by hand. Hanyuan county is known as the “world’s pear capital.” But pesticide use has led to a drastic reduction in the area’s bee population, […]

Continue Reading >>

Girl’s Lemonade Recipe to Saves Bees Turned Into Million Dollar Whole Foods Deal

Posted on Thursday, March 31st, 2016 by

This 11-year-old girl has turned her grandmother’s flaxseed lemonade recipe into a national business—and she is donating ten percent of the proceeds to saving honey bees. Mikaila Ulmer became an expert on bees after getting stung twice in a week. Her mother suggested that researching the insects might help conquer her overly-developed fear of them. […]

Continue Reading >>

London Street Artists Spray Paint Murals to Raise Awareness for Bees

Posted on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 by

Bees might be small, but they play an enormous role in our ecosystem. These winged insects are responsible for pollinating flowers and plants across the world, but most importantly they pollinate the majority of the foods we eat. In the U.S., around one-third of our food supply is made possible by bees. Without these little guys, […]

Continue Reading >>

Revolutionary Honey Harvesting Beehive

Posted on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 by

Father and son beekeepers from Bryon Bay, Australia—Stuart and Cedar Anderson—boast that they have created “a revolutionary beehive invention allowing you to harvest honey without opening the hive and with minimal disturbance to the bees.” They say, “Flow is the most significant invention in beekeeping since 1852.” And, apparently Stuart and Cedar […]

Continue Reading >>

How Mushrooms Can Save Bees & Our Food Supply

Posted on Friday, January 23rd, 2015 by

Presenting at the recent Bioneers Annual Conference, Paul Stamets gave bombshell evidence that there is hope for bees, colony collapse, and our entire ecosystem. Washington State University recently completed a longevity stress test on bee populations that appears to confirm that the genes for the detoxification pathways […]

Continue Reading >>

Save the bees with seed bombs

Posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 by

A California company is using seed bombs as a strategy to fight the disappearance of bees. Ei Ei Khin and Chris Burley started Seedles with the aim of spreading bee-friendly wildflowers in neighborhoods around the country. Their goal is to grow 1 billion wildflowers with the help of […]

Continue Reading >>

Urban Beehive

Posted on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 by

The urban beehive is a concept for keeping bees at home. The beehive is designed to allow us a glimpse into the fascinating world of these industrious creatures and to harvest the honey that they produce. The design of the beehive is unconventional, appealing, and […]

Continue Reading >>

Excess Access Program

Link Surplus with Needs - It's Free, Fast, Easy!
Donate Hair, Donate Stuff, Donate Food...
EA Register Donate Stuff
Matter Of Trust Inc