By now you've likely seen more than one news outlet mentioning that bumble bees are now included on the endangered species list in North America.
With so much news flying around we help provide some clarity about who's on the list and what you can do to help your local bee population (even if there not on the list).
Which Bees Are Listed As Endangered Spices In North America?
Rusty Patched Bumble Bee
What Can I Do About Bee Population Decline?
There is something small and wonderful you can do right away to help. It's as simple as planting local indigenous flowers in your home garden or condo balcony.
Bees travel - a lot, that means that no mater where you live planting flowers native to your area help fight loss of habitat and insure that these friendly pollinators have a food source in your area.
To go the extra mile and beautify your home year round, plant flowers that bloom at different times of the year from early spring to late fall.
It's a simple first step that will green your own living space and help these wonderful insects improve their own quality of life.