Answer: Wild bees deserve conservation attention in their own right, but from our perspective, it is especially important
Now that the world entomological community is in general agreement that the United States and global honeybee population is not, and has never been, threatened with extinction by pesticides, the focus of advocacy concern has suddenly shifted to wild bees.
Scientists map where wild bees are disappearing in the U.S., and make a disturbing discovery.
Wild bee numbers are falling, but the amount of farmland that needs bees is increasing.
My recent passionate broadcast across Australia on the 'War Against Nature' elicited many emails especially from children. They all wanted to know: "Why are adults killing nature?"
A wild honeybee swarm may range in size anywhere between roughly 1000 to 30,000 bees. In this video, beekeeper Matt Reed demonstrates how to collect swarm.