Bee City USA & Bee Campus USA

Bringing Communities Together to Sustain Pollinators

Photos: Sara Morris, Matthew Shepherd, Amanda Lucier, Scott Seigfreid

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 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 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.

Latest news

Affiliate Spotlight: Eugene, Oregon

Guest blog by Krystal Abrams, Regenerative Ecosystems & Pesticide Projects Manager, Beyond Toxics, Bee City USA – Eugene Committee Chair Beyond Toxics helped to organize and initiate the Bee City

No Mow May Q&A

This past month Bee City USA encouraged it’s over 250 affiliates to participate in No Mow May, a conservation initiative that encourages people to stop mowing for the month of

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