Bees and Pollinators

Lynn Ketchum

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Article

Learning about forests and native bees

Researchers, forest managers and citizen scientists are working together to discover what native bees live in Oregon forests.

By Amy Grotta

Featured Question

Honey bee colony loss, herbicide related?

Greetings, I lost 16 out of 20 honey bee hives in Summer Lake valley between October and December of 2018, all were strong hives with at least a deep hive body of surplus honey stores. another beekeeper in the valley lost all of his hives, same scenario, they did not die in the hive. Need to chat...

By Andony Melathopoulos

Video

Bees in the Garden: Update from the OSU Garden Ecology Lab

This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.

By Gail Langellotto

Latest News

News Story

Honeybees prioritize well-fed larvae for emergency queen-rearing, study finds

Jun 7, 2018
New research shows that honeybees prioritize the nutritional status of larvae when selecting for a new emergency queen.

By Chris Branam
Jun 7, 2018

News Story

Gardens key to supporting pollinators

Oct 21, 2016
Cities are not the biological deserts once thought

By Kym Pokorny
Oct 21, 2016

News Story

Butterflies need room and board to stick around in the garden

Jul 15, 2016
Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat

By Kym Pokorny
Jul 15, 2016

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Honey bee colony loss, herbicide related?

Greetings, I lost 16 out of 20 honey bee hives in Summer Lake valley between October and December of 2018, all were strong hives with at least a deep hive body of surplus honey stores. another beekeeper in the valley lost all of his hives, same scenario, they did not die in the hive. Need to chat...

By Andony Melathopoulos