The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees is a charitable research and education foundation organized with a mission of preserving and protecting honey bees to ensure a quality food supply and environment.
- The Trustees of the Foundation have set four main goals for their work and related strategies to accomplish the goals:
- Providing Educational Opportunities. (a) Advancing public appreciation of honey bees. (b) Industry education - Strengthening beekeepers' skills. (c) Studies in scientific and technical subjects.
- Advancing Bee Culture. (a) Encouraging keeping honey bees. (b) Reducing effects of global bee diseases and pests. (c) Maximizing colony production. (d) Assuring hive product quality.
- Improving Pollination. (a) Fostering beekeeper-grower-gardener communications. (b) Elaborating pollination protocols. (c) Bettering food quality.
- Conserving Biodiversity. (a) Protecting honey bees from pesticides. (b) Promoting conservation of bee forage. (c) Advocating wider bee genetic diversity.