Help Feed Starving Bees in Regions Devastated by Natural Disasters
Most of the Florida Panhandle's natural forests and vegetation were wiped out by Hurricane Michael. Three million acres of forests were destroyed, and any surviving vegetation in the region was left unable to produce blooms or nectar throughout that following winter and spring. This catastrophic damage was devastating to the honeybee as it took away their natural food source. Recovery efforts are in full force, but additional clean up from the hurricane needs to occur prior to any planting and reforestation efforts, leaving the possibility that this native forage could be lost for nearly a generation.
That's where Project Peril, a signature program of Greater Good Charities, comes in. We are helping beekeepers on the ground provide supplemental feed of sugar and pollen where honeybees live. Project Peril is committed to saving ALL bee populations working with the best non-profits to help plant bee-friendly forage and raise awareness on the importance of bees. We must do what we can to save the bee.
“One out of every three bites of food in the United States depends on honey bees and other pollinators. Honey bees pollinate $15 billion worth of crops each year, including more than 130 fruits and vegetables” (USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service).
The magnificent bee is an integral part of our food system, and they need our help to get the proper nutrients they need to survive!
You can help! Your gift helps feed bees in their native regions that have been destroyed by hurricanes, fires, flooding and tornadoes.
About Project Peril:
Project Peril, a program of Greater Good Charities, is dedicated to the conservation of species identified as in peril, threatened, endangered or close to extinction throughout the world.
Greater Good Charities has ultimate authority and discretion with regard to the distribution of its funds. All expenditures made are consistent with the exempt purposes of Greater Good Charities.