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Asheville is the first official Bee City USA. This means it supports sustainable habitats for bees. Bee populations which are necessary for much of the food production have been declining. Encouraging pollinator-friendly habitats is a step toward reversing the trend.
Bee hotels are gaining popularity around the world as the appreciation for bees grows. Last September, students at the University of North Carolina Asheville unveiled a new pollinator habitat. The bee hotel is constructed of reclaimed and recycled material, supporting the campus’ motto of engaging in sustainability initiatives.
The Butterfly Highway is a program that was started by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation in response to the decline of Monarch butterflies. The program works to restore habitat for the butterfly and other pollinators, including bees. The statewide conservation initiative, its history, and its successes are detailed.