Sentinel Apiaries is a seasonal, monthly monitoring program. Members send our lab samples for four or eight colonies to be tested for Varroa and Nosema, providing longitudinal data May through October.Read more »
The annual Loss and Management Survey is a holistic questionnaire for you to tell us about your colony losses, treatment, feeding, and more. We have, on average, over 5,000 beekeepers take this survey each year!Read more »
MiteCheck is an in-field app allowing you to self-report mite levels from alcohol or sugar shakes. Your results are added to our map to let others know what is happening in your area and nationwide.Read more »
PollenCheck is an in-field app allowing you to self-report pollen collected in pollen traps. This can help you and researchers track nutritional quality and quantity through the season.Read more »
Hive Monitors is both part of Sentinel Apiaries as well as a stand alone program. BIP has partnered with several scale vendors to collect live colony weight, temperature and humidity to our Hive Scale map.Read more »
Explore Our Data
Explore our research data portal, a platform for publishing useful tools that are open and free to beekeepers, researchers and the public to use.
Our dynamic maps include:
- Sentinel Apiary: Varroa and Nosema
- Loss and Management: Colony Losses
- MiteCheck: Self-reported mite levels
- Hive Monitors: Colony weight, temperature, and humidity
- APHIS National Honey Bee Disease Survey: Varroa, Nosema, and molecular viral results
This is also the home of our popular National Management tool. Come explore our data.