In the News: Council Bluffs named Bee City USA for conservation efforts

Posted May 5, 2022
Posted by: Conservation

Council Bluffs has joined more than 150 cities and towns across the country in being named a Bee City USA affiliate by the Portland, Oregon-based nonprofit organization.

Bee City USA’s mission is to raise awareness of the role bees and other pollinators play in our ecosystem, and help communities work to sustain pollinators.

“(Bee City USA) provides a framework for communities to come together to conserve pollinators by providing healthy habitats, rich in a variety of native plants and nest sites that are free from pesticides,” said Theresa DeWitt, a youth services library assistant at Council Bluffs Public Library.

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