Conservation News

Surveying native bee species

There are close to 4,000 species of bees in North America. Bees are distinct from wasps and flies in that they are insects that collect pollen and nectar to feed to their developing young.  Bees are

Conservation News

Smart hives and healthy colonies

How does a beekeeper know if his honey bee colonies are healthy? Traditionally, it required going to the apiary, taking the lid off a hive and removing each individual frame of comb with adhering bees