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PolliNation | A Pollinator Health Podcast

Nov 20, 2017

Listen in as we talk about the Alan’s work with GloryBee, their raising of bee awareness, and how beginning beekeepers can get started.

“At the beginning those were the two tenets of what we’re still trying to achieve today: to raise and expand awareness, and raise support [for honeybees]. “ - Alan...


Nov 13, 2017

Find out more about what you can do for pollinators at your own home, and how Al blends aesthetic and functional aspects of landscaping and pollinator habitats.

“It seemed just a horrible shame to have 500-odd acres of space here on campus and have it all strictly geared toward something you look at as you pass by. We...


Nov 6, 2017

Listen in as we talk about the bee population of Canada, her new captive breeding project, and how citizen science positively impacts her research.

“He surveyed a wide variety of people, and the vast majority of them think bees are important but nobody really knows what a bee is versus what a fly is.“ - Sarah...


Oct 30, 2017

In today’s episode, we will learn about Skyler’s work with pollinators, his projects with citizen scientists, and how you can get started in taxonomy.

“Things like ‘Bees In Your Backyard’ are really helpful, but until you have the bee in your hand, it’s really difficult to know what you’ve got.“ - Skyler...


Oct 23, 2017

Listen in to this episode to learn about how you can keep your colonies safe from varroa mites, and what tools you can use to prevent and manage them.

“It’s not if your colony has varroa mites, that’s not the question you should be asking. You should be asking how many mites does my colony have? ” - Dr. Dewey M....