Posts Categorized: Coalition News

Working Together to Support Honey Bee Health

Honey bees have been hard at work this summer pollinating crops and supporting healthy ecosystems. This essential work is why bees are at the center of our food production and way of life in North America. The Honey Bee Health Coalition has been working equally hard to find new, innovative ways to support pollinator health… Read more »

Honey Bee Health Coalition Launches Innovative Demonstration Project to Show Real-World Impact of Multiple Best Management Practices for Bee Health

The Honey Bee Health Coalition, a diverse group of more than 40 organizations working to support pollinator health, announced today the launch of an innovative and ground-breaking demonstration project aimed at showcasing the real-world impacts a series of best management practices have on honey bees and agriculture. The Bee Integrated Demonstration Project will bring together… Read more »

Introducing the 2017 Bee Nutrition Challenge: An Innovation Award

Honey bees are essential to modern food production, but a variety of challenges are making it increasingly hard for bees to find the food sources they need to thrive. That is why the Honey Bee Health Coalition is excited to announce the launch of the 2017 Bee Nutrition Challenge: An Innovation Award. The Coalition is… Read more »

Get Ready for the Mite-A-Thon

Get Ready for the Mite-A-Thon Varroa mites are one of the greatest threats to honey bee health, honey production, and pollination services. The Honey Bee Health Coalition has been proud to equip beekeepers with the information, tools, and resources they need to detect, monitor, and manage these destructive mites. We are proud now to share… Read more »

Engaging USDA, EPA Leaders on Honey Bee Health

The Honey Bee Health Coalition recent wrote to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt concerning honey bee health and potential areas for action at the federal level. Read the letter by clicking here or scrolling below. Secretary Perdue and Administrator Pruitt, The Honey Bee Health Coalition is… Read more »

Coalition Supports Honey Bee Health During Pollinator Week

Supporting honey bee health has never been as important as it is today. The annual Bee Informed Partnership survey has shown that in 2016, surveyed beekeeper lost a third of their bees. With agriculture dependent on honey bees and other native pollinators, the Honey Bee Health Coalition is proud to be developing collaborative, multi-factor solutions… Read more »