Bee City USA & Bee Campus USA
Bringing Communities Together to Sustain Pollinators
Bees are central to our lives
Thousands of native species sustain our environment and food supply
Bee City USA & Bee Campus USA bring people together to make their communities better places for pollinators
Bee City USA® and Bee Campus USA work to galvanize communities to sustain pollinators, in particular the more than 3,600 species of native bees in this country, by increasing the abundance of native plants, providing nest sites, and reducing the use of pesticides. Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA are initiatives of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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Bee City USA
A certification program that recognizes, supports, and encourages pollinator conservation in cities, towns, and counties. Click on the following links to learn more about what it means to be an affiliate and how to apply.
Bee Campus USA
A certification program that recognizes, supports, and encourages pollinator conservation on college and university campuses. Click on the following links to learn more about what it means to be an affiliate and how to apply.
By Dr. Nancy Lee Adamson, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, Xerces Society and USDA NRCS Learning to recognize native bees can seem daunting. Where I live in North Carolina, there are
Guest blog by Heidi James, Bee City USA – Lynchburg Co-Chair, and Lucy Hudson, Park Services Specialist at Lynchburg Gardens and Natural Resources Lynchburg, Virginia, became the 89th affiliate of