On May 29, 2019, the Senate of Canada installed 13 honeybee beehives on top of the building. After just one year, the colony has grown from 100,000 to 750,000 honeybees!
Of the 5,000 species in North America, about 30 percent build nests in cavities or tunnels. Building a bee hotel gives tunnel-nesting bees a safe place to nest and thrive in your area.
A lot of the conversation around bee conservation is about what we need to change in agriculture and farming. But there things we can do at home to make our gardens more bee-friendly.