Today is World Bee Day! How do beekeepers keep pollinators alive

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“The United Nations declared World Bee Day on May 20 to raise awareness about pollinators, their contributions and the threats they face.” One of the three bites of food we eat depends on them, he said. “The third-generation hobbyist beekeeper owns Pioneer Brand Honey and is also the head of the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association. In 2014, he said he was in only about 200 bee colonies of about 500. The monoculture and higher temperatures associated with climate change,” the UN, only a few of them are factors that endanger bee populations.

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Fly believes that initiatives such as World Bee Day, as well as the role that all beekeepers play, are essential to keep the conversation about bees going. “We are in contact almost daily with how our bees deal with the environment. We need bees; your garden needs bees – if we all eat and survive, the world needs bees, the experts say, abroad, however, the bee population is declining rapidly.

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First of all, make sure that your garden, patio in pot, balcony or backyard is filled with the plants that will provide them with what they need – fodder crops or bees. For bees, their food or food supply consists of nectar and pollen from flowering plants within the flight range. Raw material sources for honey bees are an essential consideration for beekeepers. “And it is this variety, this biodiversity that creates a healthy environment that can support all living things – large, small and small.

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In nature, everything is connected in one way or another, and the bee is the most vital connecting line. “Shani said there are many plants that bees love, often with brightly coloured and fragrant flowers.” In the app, you will find in the Discover section information about the best bees that attract plants in your garden, starting with Aloes, Vygies, Clivia, Daisies, Proteas, Ericas, Cape Honeysuckle, and Rosemary. ”

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You will also find many bee facts, learn how to make a bee bait box – and meet a whole community of local and international honey bees. The decrease in the number of bees also influences the production of honey, that precious golden liquid that has been loved since the beginning of time for its healing and nutritious properties. Plus the queen bee, while she’s not moving, lays her bite up to 1,000 eggs in 24 hours! But the real question is: what can you do to save the bee? Don’t Swat the Swarm – Swarming is a natural process that occurs when colonies of bees have outgrown their hive.

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Beekeepers across the country were also busy promoting World Bee Day (May 20). The notes Michael and Maryanne Devey have owned and managed the ruler for about 15 years. We are always promoting beekeeping and tailor-made bees, “said Mr Devey.

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Mr Devey is a former CSIRO scientist and was passionate about beekeeping when his wife bought him a hive for Father’s Day twenty years ago. Beekeepers help encourage and protect bee populations, but Mr Devey said that many people think it’s a difficult job. There is a growing number of Yask Valley Beekeepers. Yass and District Beekeepers Club, which is under Amateur Beekeeper Association NSW, started with a dozen members three years ago and has 40 today.

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World Bee Day was a concept conceived by Slovenia and accepted by the United Nations on December 20, 2017. Bees not only provide food sources but also make a significant contribution to biodiversity and subsequently to the environment and climate change. Some producers move their bees from season to season to more abundant food sources – where more flowers grow.

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