Planting for Three Seasons: Keep the Million Pollinator Garden Momentum Alive

This original post was published by Mary Phillips at The National Wildlife Federation on May 30, 2019. Click here for more information!   It is estimated that there is now at least one or more pollinator gardens per block in most communities across the United States.  This is thanks to the approximately 8 million wildlife […]

Investigating The Viral Ecology of Global Bee Communities With High-Throughput Metagenomics

The original article was published by Scientific Reports on June 11, 2018 and can be found here. Abstract Bee viral ecology is a fascinating emerging area of research: viruses exert a range of e!ects on their hosts, exacerbate impacts of other environmental stressors, and, importantly, are readily shared across multiple bee species in a community. […]

Fungus Helps Fight Honeybee Viruses

This article was originally published on Fruit Growers News on October 4, 2018 and can be found here. A mushroom extract fed to honeybees greatly reduces virus levels, according to a new paper from Washington State University scientists, the USDA and colleagues at Fungi Perfecti, a business based in Olympia, Washington. In field trials, colonies […]