Bees and Pollinators

Lynn Ketchum (Cropped from original)

The way we garden and manage landscapes can help attract bees and other pollinators. Learn how to improve the health of pollinators. And discover beekeeping resources. This information is relevant for homeowners, gardeners, landscape professionals, producers, and commercial and backyard beekeepers.

Photo by Karen Zimmerman (Cropped from original)

Explore more resources

Upcoming Events

Mar 3
Mar 6
Apr 6

Saving All Our Pollinators

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT Online
Aug 23 - Aug 27

Meet Our Experts

Master Gardener Statewide Coordinator
Pollinator Ecology/Ecotoxicology
Education Program Assistant, Master Gardener volunteer coordinator
Ramesh Sagili
Ask an Expert

Have a Question? Ask an Expert!

Ask an Expert is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.

Ask Us a Question

We are moving to the desert, can we still keep bees?

Q: We are moving to the alvord desert area and have kept bees in the past. I'm curious of your thoughts on how a honey bee hive would thrive in that high desert environment? Any thoughts or advice you have here would be great!

A: View answer | View all featured questions