Eagle Scout Project To Save The Bees: The Waynedale News

Article from The Waynedale News by Cindy Cornwell (Published September 23, 2016)


September is the sweetest month of them all, National Honey Month. And you can’t have honey without honey bees. Since 2006, honey bee colonies have experienced a very high and unexpected loss caused by colony collapse disorder and other stresses, such as parasitic mites and diseases. Studies have also suggested bees are dying because of pesticides with neonicotinoids.

Without bees there is no pollination; without pollination, no fruits and/or vegetables. When bees struggle, everyone on the food chain does too.

Joe Berghoff, a recent Bishop Luers High School grad, announced his intentions earlier this past year when he approached Southwest Honey Co. with the idea of a pollinating project to save the bees.

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Our unpasteurized and raw honey is bottled directly from the hive, so you can enjoy with confidence that it has pure nutrients, enzymes, and pollen. . .
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Learn More About Pollinators
We hold hands-on, fun and educational events and classes for kids (Explore The Honey Bee), adults (Bees & Brew) and seniors (Bees & Tea). . .
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Did you know that we can thank a honey bee for one of every three bites of food we take? Join in our cause to help save the bees. . .
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