How to Help the Honeybees

Lately there seems to be a lot of talk about honeybees and other pollinators, for the last few years especially. What is a pollinator? What is all the talk about? A pollinator is an animal, often an insect, which causes plants to make fruit or seeds. Local pollinators can range from bees and butterflies to hummingbirds, bats, moths, beetles and more. Most of the attention seems to stem from the concern that over the past 10 years the United States has lost over 50% of its managed honeybee colonies, according…