During National Pollinator Week last month, the UCF Arboretum hosted a bee condo building event to showcase just how easy it is to help pollinators thrive in your own garden by providing a home for them. It was a typical hot and sunny summer day here in Central Florida, but that didn’t stop numerous students,… Continue reading The Buzz about Bee Condos!
You may not realize it, but the birds you think you see in the sky at night are actually bats! There are over 1300 species of bats worldwide, making them the second largest mammal population. Although there are so many common misconceptions about them, they are vital to the ecosystem health and our economy and… Continue reading The Birds, The Bees, and Bats!
If we could give any pollinator an MVP award, it would probably have to go to the bee. Admittedly, every pollinator deserves one, but these buzzing workers make more than just honey. Actually, they are responsible for the pollination of about $15 billion worth of crops every year! Some people may think they are a nuisance,… Continue reading No Bees No Food