The Farm is located on lands overseen by the Kansas Biological Survey. Our bee hotel should be up late summer to early fall and will be a fine complement to this existing hotel further north of us. Visitors to the survey should plan on viewing both whenever the visit survey sites.
As concerns about diminishing honeybee populations continue to grow, North America’s 4,000 other species of native bees are also declining. In response, “bee hotels” are springing up all over North America and Europe, including one installed last month north of Lawrence.