The Rusty Patched Bumble Bee is one of our newest designs. It's also a fantastic hat to purchase because it's got a mesh back it will keep you cool and your face protected from the sun or wind on just about any adventure. It's lightweight and can easily be rolled up and stuffed in your day pack or for a longer adventure. Feel good about this purchase as part of your hard-earned cash will go back to organizations protecting the bees, and they need all the help they can get right now. Please wear your hat with pride and strike up a conversation about the action steps we can all be doing to help!
Rusty Patched Bumble Bee: The rust patched bumble bees are important pollinators of plants and wildflowers and are also the chief pollinator of many economically important crops such as almonds. This bee has declined by 87% in the last 20 years. Threats include disease from infected commercial colonies, exposure to pesticides, habitat loss and effects of climate change.
Poly / cotton front / foam
Nylon mesh back
Structured medium profile
Contrast stitching eyelets and buttons
Plastic snap closure
Generating awareness around threatened species and wildlands through affordable and functional art.