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 […]
Join Gabrielle and I as we discuss the evolution of modern beekeeping at the National Building Museum on August 15th, from 6:30-8:00 pm! We are very excited about this event, […]
Before posting about our summer progress, I thought it would be(e) beneficial to briefly write about our progress made throughout this past fall and spring! Fall 2014 Last August we […]
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 […]
Early morning June 4th, the Bee Team ventured out into Beltsville Maryland for some valuable follow-up with the USDA ARS Bee Research Laboratory. Jeff Pettis, Research Leader, generously took some […]