Posts Categorized: Honey Bee Health News

Honey Bee Health Coalition Urges Collaboration, Multifactor Strategies Following Release of National Survey of Colony Losses

KEYSTONE, CO, May 25, 2017 — The Honey Bee Health Coalition, a diverse group of more than 40 organizations working to support pollinator health, urged continued cross-sector collaboration following the release of a national survey showing “an estimated 21.1 percent of colonies managed in the United States were lost over the 2016-2017 winter.” These losses,… Read more »

HBHC Releases Guide to Help Beekeepers Detect, Control Varroa Mite Infestations

PRESS RELEASE [Keystone, Colorado, August 10, 2015] Honey Bee Health Coalition Releases Guide to Help Beekeepers Detect, Control Varroa Mite Infestations Guide Equips Beekeepers of All Types with Tools to Tackle Parasite, Strengthen Hive Health The Honey Bee Health Coalition, a diverse coalition dedicated to improving the health of honey bees and other pollinators, released… Read more »

Honey Bee Health Coalition Task Force Strategy Response

CONTACT: Julie Shapiro Keystone Policy Center (970) 513-5830 Honey Bee Health Coalition Ready to Provide Leadership in Implementing National Pollinator Health Strategy View in PDF format Strategy Highlights Coalition as Platform for Public-Private Coordination to Accelerate, Achieve Task Force Goals [Keystone, Colorado, May 19, 2015] – The Honey Bee Health Coalition applauded the announcement of… Read more »

Honey Bee Health Coalition Releases Incident Reporting Quick Guide to Facilitate Better Information and Data on Bee Losses

A working group of the Honey Bee Health Coalition recently conducted a review of how honey bee losses are reported and concluded that many beekeepers do not know how to report bee losses. The information provided as a result of bee loss incidents is invaluable to the EPA, states, manufacturers, pesticide applicators, growers, and beekeepers… Read more »

New coalition brings together diverse stakeholders to improve honey bee health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 18, 2014 KEYSTONE, CO, June 18, 2014 – At the Saint Louis Zoo’s Annual Pollinator Dinner last night, The Keystone Center announced the formation of a new Honey Bee Health Coalition. Recognizing that declines in honey bee and pollinator health have put agriculture, healthy ecosystems, and worldwide food security at… Read more »