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Jul 30, 2018

Listen in to learn more about how to plant a garden for pollinators using non-native plants, and the complexities of pollinator research in the field.

“The bigger picture I focus on is to emphasize that [we all] have a role to play in the saving of bees, and that it's not really an issue about Monsanto or chemical...

Jul 23, 2018

Listen in to this episode to learn how the Department of Agriculture handles suspected pesticide-related bee incidents, and what they do to prevent them.

“I would like to encourage any citizens within the state of Oregon to report any suspected bee related incident. That information is valuable to the department and...

Jul 16, 2018

Listen in to today's episode to learn about the uniqueness of leafcutting bees, how they're managed, and how to keep your bees safe in using pesticides.

“When you look at an alfalfa field, if it has what looks like little metal or wooden sheds in the field, that's where hundreds and hundreds of thousands of...

Jul 9, 2018

Listen in to today's episode to learn about the bees that evolved in vastly different climates, and why Dr. Woodard's lab studies the way they have adapted.

“In the bumblebee lineage, they have been social for so long now, that it's really difficult, in fact impossible, to definitively answer the question of why they...

Jul 2, 2018

Listen in to this special episode to learn how young students can learn about pollinator science and health, and the way education is changing young minds.

“It's so cool to see so many kids out here checking out pollinators, and how sophisticated they are and how they really do know a lot about these insects...