A Few Facts about Native Bees

Invest a few minutes in learning about the wild bees native to North America. Did you know that honey bees are not native and not wild, more like insect livestock? That we have over four thousand species of native bees in North America, half of which are in decline and a quarter of which face extinction? In this video, Dr. Samuel Ramsy, USDA-ARS Bee Research Lab, describes the wonder and plight of native bees while we watch beautiful footage of them hard at work.

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