El Monte, CA, USA | 2021
Native Bee Conservation
CULTIVATING INDIGENOUS PLANTS, BEES, AND KNOWLEDGE.
Superbloom aims to restore native bee habitats, one neighborhood at a time, by establishing intimate relationships with the local landscape, cultivating native plants, and uplifting indigenous voices.
Janet Kahng, Environmental
Peggy Luk, Graphics
Emma Leach, Illustration
CAUSES FOR DECLINE
LOSS OF HABITAT
Due to agricultural and development projects, loss of habitat disrupts nesting grounds and biodiversity.
46 million pounds of neonicotinoids are often used in crops, parks and home gardens.
Introduction of European Honey Bees also introduced European diseases that decimated native bee populations.
RESTORING NATIVE BEE POPULATIONS
OUT-PLANTING THOUGH CULTIVATION
INCLUSION OF INDIGENOUS DIALOUGUES