Posts Categorized: Announcements

DC Urban Beekeepers

https://beeinformed.org/2013/02/20/dc-urban-beekeepers/

This past Saturday Rachel Bozarth and I represented BIP at the Maryland State Beekeepers Association (MSBA) spring meeting. It was nice to interact with new beekeepers and many were interested in the BIP survey. By the end of the meeting all of our free pens and flyers were gone, so I’ll count it as a…

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Emergency Response Kits

https://beeinformed.org/2013/02/11/emergency-response-kits/

With 2013 already off to a running start, we at the Bee Informed Partnership are looking forward to the coming year and the many new initiatives we are planning on launching. One such project we unveiled in late 2012 was the Emergency Response Kits (ERK), which is a partner initiative with the USDA Bee Research…

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BIP Survey Winner

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 estimated 2.49 million colonies. We’re hoping to get even more next year and to do…

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Survey Time: An Appeal to Our Greater Good

https://beeinformed.org/2012/04/10/survey-time-an-appeal-to-our-greater-good/

For a great many of us, it is as easy to slip into apathy as it is to succumb to eating our children’s Easter candy – especially the chocolate peanut butter cups.  We sometime remove ourselves from involvement and responsibility of the larger social structure because, well, we think someone else will take care of…

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National Honey Bee Survey

This is a panorama of our lab building sampling kits for the National Honey Bee Survey out of our living room in State College, PA. Questions and Answers about The National Honey Bee Survey can be found at this link. See snapshots and more detail about making up these sample kits at gigapan.org This year…

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