GCBA News

Windshield Worries

Have you heard of the Windshield Effect? When growing up, family vacations meant washing the windshield at every gas station on our long drive across country. Children today rarely encounter this plethora of splattered bugs. Our insect biodiversity is disappearing, our meadows shrinking, our pollinators falling silent as they wink out of existence. In the […]

We Now Have Something to Look Forward to Using for Pollinator Gut Health

Designed by Paul Stamets and Paul Taylor, The BeeMushroomed™ Feeder (BMF) is a patent-pending prototype designed to deliver immune-supporting extract to the bees. In the Spring of 2020, they will make the feeder available to purchase worldwide. Their initial BeeMushroomed Labyrinthine Feeder will allow anyone to help feed local bees their proprietary polypore mushroom extract. […]

Five Pro Methods to Prevent & Stop Robbing Bees

From Backyard Beekeeping 101 Once, while taking a casual stroll through the apiary, I noticed something odd… It was the middle of the afternoon and it seemed to be business as usual in most of the hives, except one. Around the entrance, there seemed to be some kind of commotion. Unbeknownst to me at the […]

2020 Budding Botanist Grant

KidsGardening and Klorane Botanical Foundation are pleased to announce the opening of the 2020 Budding Botanist grant!

Help Research on New Honeybee Parasite

Dr. Samuel Ramsey, who spoke at the Tri-County Beekeepers Spring Workshop in 2019, has a GoFundMe campaign to stop the next nightmare pest for western honeybees. 

#PLATEDWITHHONEY Instagram Sweepstakes

To enter the #PlatedWithHoney Sweepstakes, upload a video or picture of your best honey-drizzled dish to your Instagram account and tag the National Honey Board’s Instagram account @NationalHoneyBoard and the hashtags #PlatedWithHoney and #Entry in your caption between Monday, July 1 and Wednesday, July 31.