Making Buzz in the News

Here are some of the exciting ways The Bee Conservancy has been advocating for bees, habitat, and communities. If you are a member of the media and would like to speak with a member of our team about our work, pollinator conservation, or other sustainability topics, drop us a line.

Featured Press

Building Bee Houses 2021

Learn about our collaboration with Brooklyn Woods, the org that’s hand-crafting our native bee houses for our Sponsor-a-Hive award. They train low-income and unemployed individuals for woodworking careers, and it’s been unbee-lievable to work with them.

Protecting Bees and Building Communities Together 2021

Take a peek inside our hive to learn more about why we started this organization, the impact of bees on our daily lives and ecosystems, and the challenges bees face today. Video courtesy of APlus media.

RuPaul's Drag Race: Beehive Jive

Season 12, episode 4 of RuPaul’s Drag Race featured a “Beehive Jive” mini-challenge and raised awareness about declining bee populations. After crowning a new queen bee, RuPaul announced a generous donation to our organization and encouraged audiences to check out our online resources on air.


How to Turn Cities Into Pollinator Sanctuaries,” Island Press, October 2019

How to Get Bees to Buzz Off—Without Harming Them,” Hearst Magazine Media, October 2019

How a Rooftop Meadow of Bees and Butterflies Shows N.Y.C.’s Future,” New York Times Company, October 2019

How Urban Beekeeping Might Save Our Food,” Verizon Media, September 2019

What Trixie Mattel Can’t Live Without,” Vox Media, August 2019

BeeBlitz 2019 Kicks off on Governors Island,” CBS Broadcasting Inc., June 2019

Experts Address How to Bolster Bees at Home,” C&G Publishing, – May 2019

Project Runway on Bravo May 2019


6 Easy Ways You Can Help Save the Bees,” Los Angeles Times, June 2016

Abejas de Nueva York,” La Vanguardia Ediciones Todos, October 2013