Essential Resources

See How We Are Fostering Understanding

Watch us bring together diverse stakeholders in the The Bee Understanding Project film.

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View Our Free Guide for Varroa Management

Practical, effective methods that beekeepers can use to measure Varroa mite infestations in their hives and select appropriate control methods.

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Get Information on State MP3 Plans

Learn about state efforts to increase communication and promote BMPs to mitigate pesticide exposure and other bee health risk factors.

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The Situation

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Honey Bee Health Coalition Mission

Our mission is to collaboratively implement solutions that will help to achieve a healthy population of honey bees while also supporting healthy populations of native and managed pollinators in the context of productive agricultural systems and thriving ecosystems.

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How We Help Bees

Forage and Nutrition

We are looking at ways to improve honey bee nutrition to provide diversity in honey bee forage.

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Hive Management

We are making investments to understand and suppress varroa mite and virus susceptibility and developing best management practices (BMPs) for beekeepers.

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Crop Pest Management

We are developing crop- and product-specific best management practices and messaging.

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Outreach, Education and Communication

We are working across the public and private sector to coordinate on solutions that work.

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How You Can Help

Crop Production Stakeholders

Honey bees and agriculture are deeply linked. As land owners and decison makers, growers and producers have a major role to play in improving honey bee health. The success of pollinator-friendly initiatives depends in large part on engaging these agricultural stakeholders.

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Beekeepers and Bee Health Stakeholders

Operating along the front lines of honey bee health, beekeepers and other bee health stakeholders can arm themselves with knowledge and tools to better protect their hives. Engaging these stakeholders is critically important to spreading best management practices and ultimately improving honey bee health.

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General Public

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Coalition Updates

Collaboration and Cross-Pollination

The Honey Bee Health Coalition has been hard at work through the

Leading the Discussion on Honey Bee Health

The Honey Bee Health Coalition is made up of more than 40

Honey Bee Health Coalition Unveils Videos to Help Beekeepers Combat Devastating Parasites

PRESS RELEASE  [Keystone Policy Center, Nov. 28, 2016] Honey Bee Health Coalition

Coalition Empowering Growers and Beekeepers to Support Honey Bee Health

With the fall harvest nearly at an end, it’s a fitting time