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Apr 29, 2019

Listen in to learn the role of the Oregon Bee Atlas, how it has grown in only a year, and which plants are best for pollinator biodiversity in Oregon.

"It's easy to document common species; it's really difficult to assess the extreme biodiversity that exists here." - Lincoln Best.

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Apr 15, 2019

Listen in to learn what native plants are best for your garden, both for increasing the health of local pollinators and adding beauty to your garden.

"There have been very few studies that have been done on the relative attractiveness of different plants to pollinators, especially in a garden-type setting." - Aaron...

Apr 8, 2019

Listen in to learn how growers can improve their pollinator effectiveness, the benefits of certain overwintering solutions, and the key to great queens.

"I know there's a lot of talk about letting natural selection do it's thing, but we have to think about what we're doing. When we put the bee colony into a hive, it's...

Apr 1, 2019

Listen in to learn about the two key pollinators of alfalfa seed: the alfalfa leafcutter bee and alkali bee.

"If [alfalfa] bloomed in the spring, there would not be enough hours in the day for a female bee to complete a nest cell for one offspring." – Jim Cane.

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