native bees

Edible Gardens: A Win-Win for Pollinators and People

Gardeners who include plants for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators not only offer important habitat for these species, they often enjoy a greater fruit and vegetable bounty come harvest-time. …

red fox and kit

15 Small Ways to Make a Big Difference for Wildlife

There are simple choices we can make in our everyday lives and small things we can do to make a big difference for the treasured wildlife we care about. You …

Take Action and Beesponsible to Save the Bees

I was recently a guest on BUILD Series to talk about Beesponsible, an effort to raise awareness about bee decline and to engage people in planting bee gardens via our …

Squash bee photo by Jack Schultz

BUZZworthy: NWF Teams Up With Beesponsible to Save Bees

The National Wildlife Federation has teamed up with Beesponsible to inspire and empower people to take action on behalf of declining bee populations. Bees are among our most important pollinators. …

hunt's bumble bee

Restricting Problem Insecticides to Protect Bees and other Pollinators

New York City: Do You Hear the Buzz?

This Shark is Wild about Bees

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Six Tips for Pollinator Gardens in Small Spaces

June 20-26 is National Pollinator Week. You can participate by creating a garden habitat to support pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Register it as Certified Wildlife Habitat with …

Rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis)

I want Bombus affinis in my garden

For the past three years, photographer Tony Ernst has seen rusty patched bumble bees in his garden, and every year he watches to see if they return. I’d like to …

Buttonbush. Photo: Dani Tinker.

For Wild Bees, these Native Plants are Superstars

The following are eleven native plants that are superstars in helping wild, native bees survive and thrive! Plant one in your area today: Baby Blue Eyes Baby blue eyes (Nemophila …

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