NATIVE BEE HOUSE PROJECT
“Millions of bees are dying off, with alarming consequences for our environment and our food supply. We rely on bees to pollinate everything from almonds to strawberries to the hay used to feed dairy cows. What happens if the bees disappear? It’s simple; No bees, no food.”
Objective: Bring community awareness and education to native bee habitat loss; garner support to increase their habitat which, in turn, increases plant pollination and supports the health of our ecosystem.
About the Native Bee House Project
The Railyard Park Conservancey’s Native Bee House Project addresses the urgent issue of declining native bee population due to multiple stressors of habitat loss, lack of nutritional resources, and pesticides with the resulting environmental and human impact.
The Native Bee House in the Railyard Park utilizes natural materials with tube-shaped holes to house any number of the 1,000 native bee species in New Mexico. Our volunteers even added some tuberous plants to the mix as nesting materials. We are excited about the bees that make Railyard Park their home!