HOW TO KEEP BEES CALM

HOW TO KEEP BEES CALM

New beekeepers usually have a tough time keeping their bees calm during inspections. My students often wonder why their colony, which was so defensive when they inspected it two weeks ago, is now positively angelic work my way through it. The simple answer is that I...
HOW TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT BEES

HOW TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT BEES

  Teaching a large group of children can be daunting. You might be wondering how you can hold their attention or what kind of activities you can do to keep them engaged. Even though I have now done hundreds of these presentations myself, anxious adults...
IS IT A BEE, WASP OR FLY?

IS IT A BEE, WASP OR FLY?

For most people, the word “bee” conjures an image of a honey bee. Many people do not realize there are other kinds of bees. Yet, there are over 4,000 different species of native bees in North America and all of them are pollinators vital to our ecosystem....