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PolliNation | A Pollinator Health Podcast

Jan 15, 2018

Listen in to hear about the history of pollinators in Northern Canada, wintering techniques, and how packages of bees have changed the beekeeping industry.

“In the summertime, it’s God’s country for beekeeping.“ - John Gruszka.

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Jan 8, 2018

Listen in to learn more about the BEEvent, Oregon’s pollinator conference, and what this event provides gardeners and pollinator enthusiasts of all kinds.

“There is a lot of hunger out there to do something to help [pollinators], but people don’t know what to do, and we’re giving them that information.” -...

Jan 1, 2018

Listen in to learn about ground nesting bees, the potential problems of plant lists, and how to maximize the benefits of urban landscapes for pollinators.

“A lot of [gardeners] don’t recognize the importance of next sites for bees, and in particular, the importance of nest sites for ground nesting bees.“ - Dr....

Dec 26, 2017

Listen in to learn about the effect of the winter season on bee populations, how bees have adapted, and what beekeepers can do to protect their colonies.

“They’re in such large numbers, they wouldn’t be able to make it through another year if they couldn't start the spring earlier than the other species. That’s...

Dec 18, 2017

Listen in to learn about highbush blueberries, and how honeybees can greatly benefit the pollination and harvest of your plants.

“[Blueberries] are blooming in the spring, when we usually have fairly heavy rainfall, low temperatures, windstorms, and those are all environmental conditions that are really not good for...