State transportation officials are doing their part to save the bees.
MDOT is planting sunflowers at rest areas and along major freeways to help endangered pollinators. The department is in its third year of the program.
Jocelyn [Jock-lin] Hall is a spokesperson for the department of transportation’s Bay region. She said the project is supported by the U.S. Department of Transportation
“The US-DOT has encouraged all state departments to do whatever they can to support pollinators in any way.”