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Pollinator Updates

Look at the landscape from a bee's perspective using "beescape"

Researchers at Penn State just launched a new web tool (called "beescape") that allows you to explore the landscape from a bee's perspective! Learn more about it here. Check it out here

 

New Best Management Practices Guide for Beekeepers

The Honey Bee Health Coalition recently published a comprehensive Best Management Practices guide for beekeepers: https://honeybeehealthcoalition.org/hivehealthbmps/ 

Upcoming workshops! Mite management and pollinator planting

Check out our upcoming bee workshops:

Fight the Mite! - May 4, 2019, 9am-3pm, Amherst MA

  • An all-day interactive workshop about mite management

Creating Pollinator Forage in the Landscape - June 2, 2019, 8:30am-12:30pm, Amherst MA

  • Tom Sullivan from pollinators welcome, will talk about creating pollinator habitat 
Check out the new University of Guelph videos

The University of Guelph just posted several new beekeeping videos, as part of their honey bee series! On topics like drawing wax, managing queens, and maintaining single vs.double box brood chambers. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3mjpM6Av4bxbxps_Gh5YPw/videos