Take a look at the first article on the new Great Lakes, Great Bees Blog!
We have a blog, and we're blogging! The Great Lakes - Great Bees Blog was set up by Kelsey Graham, and here's the first article by Logan Rowe.
Fight the winter blues by dreaming up your pollinator garden for this spring! MSU has so many resources to get you started.
For a list of resources, go to: https://pollinators.msu.edu/resources/pollinator-planting/
For the best plants to attract pollinators in your area, go to: http://www.canr.msu.edu/nativeplants/plant_facts/
A little bit about how bees are moved around this country to pollinate crops and support our agricultural production.
You don't have to have honey bees to be a beekeeper! Come to this event to learn aboutMason Bee species, and how to care for them in your own backyards!
Event cost includes your own take home Mason Bee House supplies.https://events.anr.msu.edu/event.cfm…
Landowners can get financial assistance to enhance monarch butterfly habitat in Michigan. Monarchs are under consideration for listing as a threatened or endangered species, so habitat is important. Check out this article to learn more:
Did you know that Michigan has a Managed Pollinator Protection Plan? The plan outlines strategies for reducing pesticide risk for pollinators. New ideas are in development for this living document!
This podcast is packed full of bee expert interviews! Learn more about bee decline and some of the common misconceptions that come along with it.
Heroes to Hives is getting ready for the 2018 beekeeping season! Check out the video below for updates.
Do you love bees and wasps like we do, but have trouble convincing friends and family to love them too? Check out this beautifully illustrated infographic for some inspiration!
Grand Valley State University has a team developing technologies for hive scales to help track honey bee population dynamics and nectar flows. Here is the Environment Report on the subject:
Is one of your New Years' Resolutions to become better at bee identification? Then perhaps The Bee Course is what you've been searching for! Several Xerces' staff are alumni - applications for the 2018 course are being accepted through Mar 1st.
Focus is on bumble bees, but also a strong probability for the honey bees....?