Fifty fun & buzz-worthy ways to "bee" a local hero!
Did you know that honey bees pollinate a third of the food we eat, but that a third of them are dying off each year? You have the power to keep them buzzing for years to come, and it couldn't bee easier! Enhance your own life with steps as simple as gardening the right crops, or shopping local! Make a difference in your community, and the world, with these creative and inspiring ideas, such as: *Making your own beeswax lip balm *Planting the right flowers, fruits, and vegetables every season *Keeping your own beehive *Building the right buzz on social media *Creating a "bee bath" for bee-friendly lounging *Letting those weeds grow Help your favorite pollinator with 50 Ways to Save the Honey Bees!
J. Scott Donahue was a high school freshman in Mr. Hancock's English class when he first read Jon Krakauer's INTO THIN AIR. A decade later, he traveled to Nepal and wrote his Master's thesis composed of essays on travel and conservation. He contributes to Sierra magazine and YellowstonePark.com and finds the source of wonder in climbing the high Sierra. He is also the author of 50 WAYS TO SAVE THE HONEY BEES.