September 2011

BEES! They Need Our Help.

There are 430 different bee species in New York State, including bumble bees, carpenter bees, sweat bees, orchard mason bees, and honeybees.  Bees can’t survive without the flowers of plants and the flowers’ existence depends on the bees.  For the bees, plant pollen and nectar are their sole sources of protein and carbohydrates, respectively.  As… Read more BEES! They Need Our Help.