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PolliNation | A Pollinator Health Podcast

Oct 15, 2018

Listen in to learn how forests are managed, how it affects pollinator habitat, and how bioassays gather essential insights into improving pollinator health.

“Out West in general, and especially in places like Oregon, because so much of our land has potential pollinator habitat, and if we manage it properly, I think we...


Oct 8, 2018

Listen in to learn how viruses affect pollinators, how virologists study them, and which ways beekeepers can best protect their colonies from infection.

“When you think about a bee colony, it's a great place for viral infections. They're really crowded, if you think of honeybees, there's over 40,000 individuals...


Sep 24, 2018

Listen in to learn how Project Apis m. has accomplished sustained valuable research for both pollinators and the agriculture and beekeeping industries.

“What it takes to make the change on the ground is to show and prove what is happening, and then outreach to educate on the alternatives, and change those...


Sep 17, 2018

Listen in to today's episode to learn how the PNW Bumble Bee Atlas is aiding in bee conservation, and how you can participate in pollinator habitat surveys.

“I can tell you from the response that we've had that people are pretty excited. They've been having a really good time doing this. I love it, too, and it's good...


Aug 27, 2018

In this episode, we learn about the life cycle of Ceratina, and its peculiar strategy of turning the firstborn female into the a nursemaid of the nest.

“We like to think of [Ceratina] as a bee on the brink of sociality.” - Dr. Sarah Lawson.

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