The royal commission made welcome and necessary recommendations around helping wildlife after hazards. But it's not enough to focus only on response.
A single colony of bees can have 60,000 bees in it. Together, they can visit up to 50 million flowers each day to collect pollen and nectar. They're not called 'busy bees' for nothing!
Scientists and the community are building nests to help save the stunning green carpenter bee from extinction.
Victory gardens were popular during wartime, and have made a comeback during the current pandemic.
One bee may lay thousands of offspring in late spring. Give her room to build a nest and manage her reproductive duties.
In NSW, honeybees are listed as a key threatening process to biodiversity.
'Bee-washing,' marketing claims that purport to help bees, can diminish the important distinction between a honey bee and native bee.