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What You Could Do to Stop Colony Collapse Disorder

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What You Could Do to Stop Colony Collapse Disorder

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Devastated by colony collapse disorder, honeybee populations plummeted over the past few years, but you can help these busy bees make a comeback.

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Like each of the displays inside the Smithsonian's 19 museums, its outdoor gardens are created and cared for by highly specialized experts. See how these gifted gardeners create urban oases for pollinators in the heart of Washington, D.C., and how you can use their techniques to produce a sanctuary in your own backyard. From birds to butterflies to bees, and even bats, our skilled horticulturists will take you inside the secret worlds of pollinators and offer suggestions on how you can bring them into your world as well... well maybe not the bats!

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