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 information about the first ever… 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 »

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 »