Posts By: Grace Kunkel

Growing Concern Over Chemical Synergism in Beehives

http://beeinformed.org/2013/11/growing-concern-over-chemical-synergism-in-beehives/

Honeybees are hoarders, they accumulate good things like different types of nectar and pollen, but like hoarders there are some unintended consequences to bringing in all of that forage. That consequence is the accumulation of different pesticides.  We also add to their pesticide load when we treat for diseases. A study of hive samples in…

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EAS Meeting Follow Up

http://beeinformed.org/2013/08/eas-meeting-follow-up/

  WOW beekeepers know how to throw a conference! I recently returned to Maryland after attending the eastern apiculture society meeting and it was really fun. Andrew and I talked to tons of people at our booth about BIP, but we also got to enjoy several of the talks and other activities offered at EAS….

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Upcoming EAS Meeting

http://beeinformed.org/2013/07/upcoming-eas-meeting/

Hey Everyone! As a new member of the BIP team I’m discovering a big part of what we do is spread the word about our various projects and surveys.  One of the ways we do this is by attending beekeeping conferences. Currently Andrew Garavito and I are getting ready to represent BIP at the Eastern…

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Bee Mimics

http://beeinformed.org/2013/07/bee-mimics/

                At a glance can you tell who the imposter is? Honeybee mimics like the drone fly, shown on the above left, have been able to fool many people, especially when you just glance at one out of the corner of your eye.                  But why does this fly, and other mimics go through the…

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