Posts Categorized: Honey Bee Health News

New Beekeeper BMPs & Varroa Tool

Honey Bee Health Coalition releases two new resources to help beekeepers make informed hive management decisions Guide includes information on reducing pesticide exposure, treating pests and diseases and ensuring adequate nutrition The Honey Bee Health Coalition unveiled two new resources for beekeepers today: a best management practices guide for hive health and a decision support tool for taking on… Read more »

See our work in action with new Bee Integrated video

Have you seen the Coalition’s new video about the Bee Integrated Demonstration Project? The five-minute overview was shot in North Dakota this summer and features interviews with 11 project organizers, participants, and others who have made Bee Integrated possible. Read on for more about the Coalition’s 2018 achievements listed below and how you can help support… Read more »

Celebrating Pollinators Through Action

Pollinator Week is an annual celebration of the hard work honey bees and other insects and animals undertake every day to support our food and healthy ecosystems. This year the Honey Bee Health Coalition is marking the week by sharing our recent tools, resources and initiatives to support the industrious and indispensable honey bee. Read… Read more »

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 »