bees making honey

Saving the Honey Bee From Extinction

Margaret Olson

A teaspoon in tea, some drizzled over a biscuit, a nice glaze for a piece of fish. When you think honey, you probably don’t think about the declining bee population and the extreme loss of honey bee hives over the past decade. But according to the USDA, honey bees and their hives are at risk of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD):  “A serious problem threatening the health of honey bees and the economic stability of commercial beekeeping and pollination operations in the United States.”

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