Good afternoon everyone, Today, we have installed six new hives, with the help of a gentleman named Kevin. He drove the bees to our apiary and stayed for an extra hour […]
On Wednesday June 15th, Dr. Doebel was featured on CCTV America, in its Global Business America segment that discussed the agricultural importance of honey bees. Special thanks to reporter Kelly Rice […]
My, my! It has been a while since we have posted anything, but much has happened at the GW Apiary since our last updates. About three weeks ago, Senior Beekeeper Mehreen, […]
During this year’s summer solstice, Sunday, June 21st, the GW Apiary endeavored to aid Professor Doebel’s classroom observation hive, which featured honey-filled frames and thousands of bees. Just a few […]
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.
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 […]