Honey Bee

The New Jersey State Bug

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The honeybee makes honey for sweetening our meals and beeswax to smooth things out. Honeybees also pollinate our flowers, including our state flower, the violet. The honey bee became the state bug when the Legislature enacted the bill, A-671, and Gov. Brendan T. Byrne signed it on June 20, 1974. They were encouraged by a group of children from the Sunnybrae School in Hamilton Township. The children went to the State House with a presentation that included a song and a poem.
BIRD TREES FLOWER SEAL FLAG
DANCE SHELL FISH ANIMAL DINOSAUR
FRUIT INSECT