This month’s Tufts Pollinator Initiative blog post, written by yours truly, lists gift ideas for the pollinator enthusiasts in your life! Check out the gift ideas here. Happy holidays from me and the rest of the Tufts Pollinator Initiative!
As the holidays draw near (where did the time go?), I am here to share reviews of some bee-themed kid’s books in my collection. A book (especially one about bees) is always a great gift! Show Me the Honey, Author: Tish Rabe, Illustrator: Christopher Moroney What is it about? Nick and Sally are out of […]
Acutally, this video was taken a little over a month ago so it is a bit past that time of year. During late summer/early fall, honey bee hives prepare for the winter by kicking out the males (a.k.a. drones). In this video, you can see the smaller (female) worker forcefully removing a larger (male) drone […]
This past weekend, I had the honor of speaking at the Georgia Beekeepers Association (GBA) Fall Conference and it was a blast! At the conference, I led two breakout sessions on honey bee physiological and behavioral immunity, gave a talk about my recent findings on honey bees and dirty water, learned some really cool (and […]
If you asked 12 year-old me if I liked honey, the answer would have been a hard no. If you asked a more open-minded 20 year-old me the same question, the answer still would have been no. If you asked me that same question today, the answer would be a bit different: heck yes! Growing […]