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Plant These to Feed the Bees
PDF Version One of the main threats facing bees today is habitat loss due to urbanization. If you are concerned for the health of pollinators, adding a variety of flowering plants to your own backyard is a great way to restore areas to be productive for pollinators. Here are a few plants that bees love, and will help encourage a healthy population of bees and other pollinating species: Annuals Sweet Alyssum California Poppy Plains Coreopsis Rocky Mtn. Bee Plant Globe Gilia Perennials Rocky Mtn.Pensetemon Gordon's Ivesia Black-Eyed Susan Sticky Geranium Colorado Columbine Herbs Lavender Oregano Thyme Rosemary Borage ...
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Bee Habitat Box Workshops
In 2019 we held a Spring and Fall Workshop where volunteers worked together to build Native Bee Boxes to increase habitat space for local pollinators. It starts with volunteers who collect the reeds. The Foundation relies on volunteers to prepare and run the workshops. Anyone can sign up to become a volunteer. Saving the bees is a family affair. You can make a difference in your community at any age. Some children worked with their parents to build their own boxes. Others were there for support. The reeds are cut down to fit in the boxes. Their shape and...