Welcome to The Bee Initiative.

We are a nonprofit created to encourage and educate awareness regarding bees. The Bee Initiative mainly focuses on youth education through the student programs and the Bee Awareness Contest. We are currently accepting submissions for the 2021 school year!

Inspiring Conservation through Creativity

Bees are dying at an alarming rate, and it’s everyone’s job to help spread awareness. Honeybees are necessary for our world’s ecosystem and economy to thrive; without bees, Earth wouldn’t be the same. This is why, with the annual Bee Awareness Contest, we invite all youth to learn more about these essential and tireless workers and portray their own views on these creatures through writing and art.



of bee populations were lost from 1947 – 2008


of the world’s food crops are pollinated by bees

81 million

Western Honeybee hives globally

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