Photo Credit: Alyson Yates (Cropped from original)

Meet Our Bees and pollinators Experts

Brooke Edmunds


Community Horticulture, Master Gardeners

Contact me about the Master Gardener Program or gardening questions from Marion or Polk counties

Andony Melathopoulos

Pollinator Health Extension Specialist, Pollinator Ecology/Ecotoxicology

Contact me with questions on wild and managed solitary bees (e.g., mason bees), pesticides and bees and planting for bees (honey bee questions should go to Ramesh Sagili)

Heike Williams

Honeybees Biological Sciences Assistant