20 Jan 2020

How to help inner-city bees thrive and protect biodiversity

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:17 pm on 20 January 2020

Inner city schools and gardens have become hotspots for bees and other pollinating insects, and Auckland Council is keen to find more areas that can be set up as gardens to feed bee colonies. And while beekeeping is experiencing a resurgence, Sarah Smuts-Kennedy from For The Love Of Bees is urging Aucklanders to plant flowers and foods that will support bees, rather than leaping headfirst into keeping hives.

A bee collects pollen from a white flower in Rawene, New Zealand.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

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