- In the 1940s, close to 5.7 million honey bee colonies were managed in the USA. However, by 2015, that number had dropped to just 2.74 million.
- Nevada… lost 65.5% of its colonies during the winter of 2019.
- Why are the bees dying? The most common reason is the bees losing habitat because of farming and urbanization.
from: 43 Frightening Bee Statistics & Facts for 2021 by Boriana Slabakova May 18, 2021
What is the best thing you can do to help bees?
“Get a beehive and become a hobby beekeeper”
from: Backyard Beekeeping as a Hobby-A Good Idea? Carolina Honeybees August 2021