NATIONAL HONEYBEE DAY

HONEYBEE AND LAVENDER
HONEYBEE AND LAVENDER
THISTLE AND HONEYBEE
THISTLE AND HONEYBEE

August 22nd is National Honeybee Day. They are found everywhere in the world. In North America honeybees are found everywhere in the U.S. and southern Canada that has flowers in a habitat, such as meadows, gardens, or open woodlands. They are pollinators. These bees are very social and the drones work together to create hives with a single queen bee. The hives are found in tree hollows or kept by beekeepers. Honeybees eat nectar, honey, and beebread, which is a mix of honey and pollen. They will sting, but they are not generally aggressive.

HONEYBEE
HONEYBEE

See also BACKYARD ECOSYSTEM

 

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