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60,000 Bees on Green Roof of New Vancouver Convention Centre

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Photo by Michael Levenston

The six-acre green roof is the largest in Canada, with 400,000 indigenous plants and grasses and several beehives installed to house a colony of bees.

Green Bee

Just like the green roof, bees are essential to a sustainable environment.

During the day, bees are a busy lot – weaving their way through our cities and countryside, gathering pollen and pollinating flowers and agricultural plants. Insect pollinated plants make up 1/3 of our diet with industrious bees pollinating 80% of those crops.

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April 6, 2009   Comments Off on 60,000 Bees on Green Roof of New Vancouver Convention Centre