Forming their own building material, building perfect hexagons, and maintaining uniform structure and function, honey bees are certainly true animal architects! Today, our researcher Sasha and I had the opportunity […]
I am not opposing the movement of honey from hive to home. Rather, I write to address the misunderstanding that beekeepers possess about honey nutrition in order to develop them into informed citizens of America and citizens of nature. As a beekeeper and researcher at the George Washington University Bee Laboratory (GWUBL), I want to share firsthand knowledge of the true identity of modern honey.
Winter time for the bees is very similar to how some of us at the Bee Lab feel about the season: dislike of going outside, huddling for warmth, and a […]
Members of the Bee Laboratory welcomed Finn Longinotto of Global Bees, along with a small crowd of other associates, into the lab a couple of weeks ago to show off […]
As of late, Washington DC has been plagued with thunderstorms, flash flood warnings and rain showers. It is set to rain all next week and as urban beekeepers, we have […]
One of our bee researchers, Katherine Berry, was highlighted in an article by the GWSports Blog, 22 & G. The article explains her involvement in the Food and Nutrition Expo […]
This summer is historic. Why? The answer is simple: it is the weather. Throughout the entire U.S.—throughout the entire world—there have been records set for odd weather events. During the […]