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Bees are in trouble. Master arborist Kevin Marks says many factors contribute to the decline of the tiny buzzing insect that pollinates our food loss of habitat, parasites, pesticides, to name a few.

And that’s why this is National Pollinator Week.

“Pollinators are what allow us to eat the foods we eat on a daily basis,” says Marks.

Bees, butterflies, moths, even hummingbirds and some beetles, are pollinators. According to the USDA these creatures help pollinate 75 percent of fruit, nuts and vegetables grown in the United States.

National Pollinator Week is a chance to raise awareness about their shrinking habitat, which according to Marks, is a big reason for decline…