Saving the Bees

Why in the world would a pest control company be worried about the population of an insect that we are sometimes called upon to eradicate? Especially in Las Vegas, where there are particularly aggressive strains of bees in the area. These creatures will next in the most inconvenient places, like the eaves of your home, and pose a danger to you, your family, and your pets. However, bees play an important part in our earth’s ecosystem. Without them, many of the foods we eat today wouldn’t be pollinated and grow to eventually feed us. So, while we want to eliminate the bee population nesting on or in your home or in the tree where your dogs play, we certainly recognize their importance in the global ecosystem. Let’s look more closely at these fierce little insects that, while causing a painful sting, we simply cannot live without. Life without Bees Life without bees would probably mean no grapes, which means no wine. They pollinate almonds and avocados, too, along with pears and other fruits and vegetables. Would you miss honey? We would. CNN reports that this is a future that may become reality soon if we don’t do something; about one-third of all of our food is pollinated by bees. They report: According to the CNN article, in one year (April 2015 to April 2016), American beekeepers lost 44% of...

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