SeeBee Shelter – Native Bee Observation House by SoloBee

A project in San Diego, CA by Candace Vanderhoff

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Beautiful and educational refuge for the 20,000 species of tunnel-nesting solitary bees, star pollinators over their honey bee cousin
Backers: 139
Average Pledge Per Backer: $128

Funded: $17,781 of $10,000
Dates: Jun 26th -> Jul 27th (31 days)
Project By: Candace Vanderhoff
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Latest News

Update #4 - Final 24 Hours to Shelter the Bees!

July 26th - via:
Our campaign ends Wednesday at noon PST.  If you are still on the fence, this is your last opportunity to get the special pricing and to help us shelter the solitary bees.  If you would like to change your reward, select an Add-on, or join the... (Read More)

Update #3 - Incredible Videos, Add-ons, and Our Final Week

July 21st - via:
Hello new SoloBeeKeepers and followers, We are in our final week of a great campaign with over 100 backers helping native bees! That is such great news for us and for the bees.  Thank you so much, and please help by spreading the word so others can... (Read More)

Update #2 - bee development and sourcing the wood

July 15th - via:
Hello Backers and Supporters, Our campaign now has 96 new SoloBeeKeepers. Welcome everybody and thank you for your support.  Bees continues to decline, so you are making a difference by giving them a home.  I want to share this incredible photo I... (Read More)

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July 8th - via:
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