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There are many benefits associated with becoming part of the Bee City Canada community

Bee City Canada

Bee City Benefits

A Bee City is part of a North American movement to support pollinator protection. Bee City communities support collaboration and establish and maintain healthy pollinator habitat within the municipality or First Nation’s boundaries.

Starts a Conversation

A Bee city begins conversations about how to reduce and eliminate chemicals that are harmful to pollinators.

Raises Awareness

A Bee City raises awareness of pollinator diversity and the benefits of using native plants in habitat restoration.

Inspires Residents

A Bee City sets an example and inspires residents with the knowledge that they all have a role to play.

Creates Beauty

A Bee City selects pollinator friendly plants including native flowers, trees, shrubs, vines, forbs and grasses.

Become a Bee City

Follow These Steps

There are two ways to apply.

You can either complete the online application form or download the PDF application and email it to applications@beecitycanada.org.

Download the Bee City Canada Draft Resolution form, make any changes as may be necessary, present it to city/band council and have it signed by the Mayor, Chief or appropriate official.
Either submit our online application or download and complete the PDF version of the application form.

Email your completed application form and signed resolution along with appropriate logo, photos (if available) and 100 word write-up for social media to applications@beecitycanada.org

Annual Fee

A fee based on your community’s population will be charged annually. 

Population Renewal Fee
Less Than 10,000 $150
10,001 – 25,000 $200
25,001 – 50,000 $300
50,001 - 100,000 $400
100,001 – 250,000 $500
250,001 – 500,000 $750
500,001 – 1,000,000 $1,000
Over a 1,000,000 $1,500
Bee City Application

Apply Today

We recommend that the application is completed by a municipal employee(s), your chosen Bee City Liaison(s).

Download Application
Resolution Template
For Bee City Communities

Bee City Canada Handbook

View our new handbook to learn about our action framework for Bee City Communities.

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We are proud of our Bee Cities, and we thank them for their commitment to protecting pollinators in their communities.