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June 1, 2015

Mother Earth Monday: Encourage Native Florida Bees

Bee colonies are still struggling, but did you know that there are hundreds of native bee species in Florida?  The European honey bee is an import, but native bees are also pollinators.   Native bees are mostly solitary, living in a narrow nest either below ground or in wood cavities near the ground, and most of them don’t make any honey.… Read the rest