Bee City U.S.A.

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Winston-Salem is honored to be an affiliate of Bee City USA

Bee City USA fosters ongoing dialogue in urban areas to raise awareness of the role pollinators play in our communities and what each of us can do to provide them with healthy habitat.

Bee City USA signs are located at Quarry Park, Washington Park (Gateway Nature Preserve), and Historic Bethabara Park.

2020 National Pollinator Video Playlist

2019 Story Map


Swarming Bees
Honey bee swarms cling together and often form a mass on a limb or other stationary object, and usually stay for no longer than a day or two while they are looking for a permanent home. Bad weather or other circumstances may keep a swarm in place longer, and they may construct small amounts of comb.

Swarming bees can be scary for some, but our friends with the Forsyth Co. Beekeepers Association can help.

Contact Us

Email Jennifer Chrysson, Bee City USA Liaison or call 336-529-7424.

Suggested Native Species List
General Information Flier