Don’t Step on a Bee Day

When I was a teenager I stepped on a bee. It hurt really badly. We were camping and I was wearing flip flops. It got in the arch of my shoe. So I am willing to not step on a bee ever again. But here is the real reason for Don’t Step on a Bee Day:

It is an important reminder that the fate of the common bee lies in the balance – with bee numbers in some countries having halved in the last decade with no apparent cause, it’s vital that we take care to maintain bee populations, pollination and honey production.

Quotes on Bees:

•“The bees learn where they live by landmarks. If they’re moved within their home range, they get confused.” – Gene Robinson

•“There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance.” – Henry David Thoreau

•“No bees, no honey, no work, no money.” – proverb quote

•“For so work the honey-bees, creatures that by a rule in nature teach the act of order to a peopled kingdom.” – William Shakespeare

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