All the Rage

Honey bee rain boot from Chooka

In the past few years I have noticed what I like to call the ‘owl phenomenon.’  Whether it is fashion, jewelry, stationary, kitchen gadgets, china figurines, tote bags and host of other items, owls are showing up everywhere. Keeping in … Continue reading

BIP Survey Winner

Talking bees in Santa Cruz County

The Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) was able to draw in 5,543 U.S. beekeepers to our latest 2011/2012 winter loss survey. This number of respondents represents an estimated 20% of beekeepers in the U.S. who manage over 14.6% of the country’s … Continue reading