Cultivating a relationship with the beneficial insects in your area is a vital aspect of sustainable permaculture, and offering them a habitat nearby will encourage them to stick around.
Bees were dying. Everywhere. It seemed unimportant…until you researched it. You realized not only were they important, they were crucial to every benefit we receive from agriculture. Bees were frikkin’ life. A butterfly’s wings might cause a tsunami but a bee’s butt gave us string beans and yams.