5 Things to Know Before You Apply to the Bee Grant

The Bee Grant offered in tandem with the Whole Kids Foundation allows K-12 schools and non-profits to provide interactive pollinator education through the STEAM based, Bee Wise curriculum. The latest grant cycle opens Sept. 1st, 2019 and closes Oct. 5th, 2019 for the 2020 Cycle. You can head on over to the Whole Kids Foundation […]

The Secret Life of Bees

“In the end, we only conserve what we love, we only love what we understand, and we understand only what we are taught.” Under the dabbled light of a subtropical forest, the sweet smell from coffee flowers entices one of java’s smallest customers: the honeybee. Honeybees are attracted to coffee flowers for their sugary, high-quality nectar. […]

Worldwide Loss of Bees a Growing Concern by Alissa Fleck

When we think of bees, we think of pesky, buzzing insects that sting us and ruin outdoor gatherings. We might wonder: how badly can we possibly need bees? The truth is, bees are an incredibly important part of our ecosystem on earth—no matter how annoying they may be to humans. Unfortunately, bees have been disappearing […]

Birds of Prey Apiary Beginnings

Here at The Bee Cause Project we have several springtime projects going on. This past weekend our efforts were directed at the development of the Birds of Prey apiary in Awendaw. The apiary will include a combination of traditional and observation hives, raised garden beds and free growing garden space filled with pollinators for the […]

Girl Scout Cookies Take Flight and Fund Sweet Venture

Girl Scout Troop #314 knows what they’re doing when it comes to the environment. These girls dedicate themselves annually to a new “journey” and immerse themselves in public service and education about their cause. This year’s project, “Earth and Sky,” in partnership with The Bee Cause Project, Troop #314 channeled their cookie proceeds into building […]

Queen Bees at Charleston Math and Science

We are so proud of a group of young ladies at the Charleston Charter School of Math and Science for their efforts on behalf of the Bee Cause Project. Six AP Biology seniors organized an educational expo during the Charleston Charter’s Science and Math night. This group had t-shirts made, set up a booth for […]