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Blackburn College earns fourth bee campus distinction for dedication to protecting pollinators

 

Blackburn College-LexiHoffman

Dade Bradley, a student at Blackburn College relocates a bee swarm to campus hives.

While pollinator populations have been in decline around the world, Blackburn College has been demonstrating its commitment to enhancing the habitat, spreading awareness, and ensuring these species have what is needed to thrive. As part of these efforts, Blackburn has received 2022 Bee Campus USA recognition, an initiative from the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation dedicated to sustaining pollinators. With a rich history of leading in sustainability and pollinators, Blackburn is currently the only college or university in the St. Louis region and southern Illinois to receive this...



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