On Sunday, September 10th we hosted a group of amazing volunteers who helped us harvest and extract our honey- We were able to successfully extract 175 lbs of honey! A […]
I am so excited to announce that our bee camera, which has been offline throughout most of the season, is up and running again! With our camera, you can see […]
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 us 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, and hope […]
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 […]