At UMass Amherst, researchers and extension professionals from diverse disciplines are working to improve the health of honey bees and native pollinators.
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(If you are a UMass student interested in bees, scroll down to the bottom of this page!)
Are you a UMass student interested in bees? Here are some ways to get involved:
Join the Fernald Club (the UMass Amherst Entomology club). Contact Alison Fowler to find out more: email@example.com
- Apply to work in a research lab (check out the list of affiliated faculty)
- Take the Stockbridge Practical Beekeeping Course
- Keep an eye out for summer internships though the MDAR apiary program
Check out the article on climate change and pollinators that was just published on the Mass ECAN (Ecosystem and Climate Adaptation Network) website!
The Honey Bee Health Coalition recently published a comprehensive Best Management Practices guide for beekeepers: https://honeybeehealthcoalition.org/hivehealthbmps/