pollinators 

about pollinators

 

   scholarship

   2014. Moore, Philip A., et.al. Honey Bee Viruses, The Deadly Varroa Mite Associates

   2013. Sinnathamby, Sumathy, et.al. Pollinator Decline: US Agro-Socio-Economic Impacts and Responses

   2010. Huang, Zachary. Honey Bee Nutrition

   2011. Spivak, Marla, et.al. The Plight of the Bees

   2011. Siegel, Carol. Orchids and Hummingbirds: Sex in the Fast Lane

 

   resources 

   2014. Miller, John. TEDxUNC—No bees, no food

   2014. University of Minnesota—Bee Lab. “More Than Bumble Bees”

   2014. University of Minnesota—Bee Lab. “Bothered by Bees or Wasps”

   2013. Monarch Joint Venture. Monarch Biology- Habitat Needs

   2013. Monarch Joint Venture. Monarch Threats

   2013. EOL. Observer Cards—Bees

   2013. Spivak, Marla. TEDTalk- Why bees are disappearing

   2012. Emergency Citizen Petition to the United States Environmental Protection Agency Seeking Suspension of         Registration for Clothianidin

   2011. Schwartzberg, Louie. TED2011: The hidden beauty of pollination

   2008. vanEngelsdorp, Dennis. TEDTalk- A plea for bees

   2005. NRCS. Native Pollinators

   NAPPC. Pollinators

   NAPPC. Pollinator Syndromes

   Pollinator Partnership. Going Batty! Bats as Pollinators and All-Natural Pest Controllers

   Pollinator Partnership. List of Pollinated Foods

 

   news

   2015.5. Mann, Charles C. Quest for a Superbee

   2015.4.23. Cressey, Daniel. Bee studies stir up pesticide debate

   2014.11.25. Wyns, Dan. Top Bar Hives

   2014.11.13. Laws, Forrest. There’s more to the bee pollinator issue than many may think

   2014. Pollack, Andrew. Genetic Weapon Against Insects Raises Hope and Fear in Farming

   2014.10.29. Thomas, Pattie. Working the Night Shift—Bats Play an Important Role Pollinating Crops

   2014.8.1. Beyond Pesticides. National Refuges to Ban GE Crops and Bee-Killing Pesticides

   2014.1.29. Plumer, Brad. Monarch butterflies keep disappearing. Here’s why.

   2013.11.22. Robbins, Jim. The Year the Monarch Didn’t Appear

   2013.10.10. Moskowitz Grumdahl, Dara. Panic in Bloom

   2013.7.25. Woody, Todd. Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought

   2013.5.10. Holland, Jennifer S. The Plight of the Honeybee

   2013.4.22. Chance, Bradleigh. University apiary to add eight hives with new grant money, popularity

   2013.2.22. Narayanan, Nayantara. Climate Change May Disrupt Monarch Butterfly Migration

   2012.4. McNeil, M.E.A. Boots on the Ground

 

 

models and practice for pollinator conservation

 

   scholarship

   2014. MJV. Monarch Joint Venture 2009-2014 Report

   2013. Corn Dust Research Consortium. 2013 Preliminary Report and Provisional Recommendations

   2013. Bee Informed Partnership. North Region Management Survey Reports 2013

   2013. Bee Informed Partnership. East North Central Region Management Survey Reports 2013

   2012. EPA. Ecological Effects Test Guidelines. OCSPP 850.3030: Honey Bee Toxicity of Residues on Foliage

   2012. Hopwood, Jennifer, et.al. Are Neonicotinoids Killing Bees? A Review of Research into the Effects of 

             Neonicotinoid Insecticides on Bees, with Recommendations for Action

   2012. Schweitzer, D.F., et.al. Conservation and Management of North American Bumble Bees 

   2011. Frazier, Jim, et.al. Pesticides and Their Involvement in Colony Collapse Disorder

   2011. Hoffman Black, Scott, et. al. Rangeland Management for Pollinators

   2011. Vaughan, Mace, et.al. Farming for Bees: Guidelines for Providing Native Bee Habitat on Farms

   2010. Dicks L.V., et. al. Bee Conservation: Evidence for the Effects of Interventions

   2010. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. Pollinator Conservation in Minnesota and Wisconsin: A

             Regional Stakeholders Report

   2008. USDA NRCS. Using Farm Bill Programs for Pollinator Conservation

   2007. USDA CCD Steering Committee. Colony Collapse Disorder Action Plan

 

   resources

   2014. Minnesota DNR. Pollinator Resource Values for Upland and Wetland Prairies

   2014. Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship. Pollinators and Pesticide Stewardship

   2013. Bryant, Russ, and Chip Euliss. Modeling Native Bee Habitat within North Dakota 

   2013. Pollinator Partnership and NAPPC. Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A Regional Guide for Farmers, Land    

             Managers, and Gardeners in the Prairie Parkland Temperate Province

   2013. Euliss, “Chip.”  Video: To Bee or Not to Bee

   2013. The Xerces Society. Pollinator Plants of the Central United States: Native Milkweeds

   2013. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Reducing Risks to Pollinators from Pest Control

   2013. Environmental Protection Agency. The New EPA Bee Advisory Box

   2013-2014. University of Minnesota—Bee Lab. Beekeeping Video Series

   2012. The Xerces Society. Conservation Cover (327) for Pollinators: Upper Midwest Installation Guide and Job Sheet

   2010. Mader, Eric, et.al. Managing Alternative Pollinators [...]

   2006. African Pollinator Initiative. Pollinators and pollination: A resource book for policy and practice

   The Xerces Society. Pollinator Conservation Resources--North Central Region

   Monarch Joint Venture. Rearing Monarchs Responsibly

 

   news

   2014.12.1. Waters, Todd. Real Time Disease Load Monitoring Pollen Diversity

   2014.5.23. Jones, Alex. Preliminary Results: Honey Bee Colony Losses in the United States, 2013-2014

   2013.12.20. Wines, Michael. Setting the Table for a Regal Butterfly Comeback, With Milkweed

   2012.9.11. Chris Helzer. Bees in a Restored Prairie Landscape- So Far, So Good   

 

legislation

 

   scholarship

   2014. Council on Environmental Quality. Supporting the Health of Honey Bees and other Pollinators

   2014. Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture. Pollinator Report to the Minnesota State Legislature 

   2010. EPA. Memorandum on Clothianidin Registration of Prosper T400 Seed Treatment on Mustard Seed

 

   resources

   2014. H.R. 2642. 2014 Farm Bill 

   2014. Minnesota House of Representatives. Minnesota is Working to Protect and Understand Pollinators: Laws                       Enacted Over the 2013-2014 Biennium

   2014. Wohlman House Pollinator Testimony March 6, 2014

   2014. North Dakota Department of Agriculture. North Dakota Pollinator Plan

   2013. Minnesota HF 976—Development of Pollinator Habitat Best Management Practices and Pollinator Report

   2013. Minnesota Ordinances Regarding Bees          

   2008. The Xerces Society. 2008 Farm Bill Benefits to Pollinators

   ND Administrative Code. Chapter 4-12.2--Beekeeping

 

   news

   2014.10.30. Smith, Ben. Bees A Sweet Deal For North Dakota Honey Bees

   2014.10.29. USDA. USDA to provide $4 million for honey bee habitat

   2014.10.28. ENEWSPF. White House Delays Government-wide Action on Pollinators, Cites Chemical Dangers

   2014.10.22. Gabriel, Christian. GSA Aims to Attract More Bees with Policy

   2014.10.1. Valentine, Katie. 60 Members of Congress Urge EPA to Protect Pollinators

   2014.6.20. Office of the Press Secretary. Fact Sheet: The Economic Challenge Posed [...]

   2014.6.20. The White House. Presidential Memorandum—Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health of                              Honey Bees and Other Pollinators

   2014.6.20. Office of Senator Heidi Heitkamp. Heitkamp Announces Significant Funding to Support North Dakota                             Honey Bee Habitats

   2014.6.20. Cronin, Mike. Don’t cross the pollinators: Starting July 1, they’re protected by law

   2014.6.16. United States Department of the Interior. 2014 Proclamation for National Pollinator Week

   2014.5.15. Gunderson, Dan. Pollinator plant labeling passes the Minnesota legislature

   2014.2.25. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Agriculture Secretary announces $3 million for a new

                      program to improve pollinator health

 

 

regional initiatives and apiaries

 

   scholarship

   2014. North Dakota Department of Agriculture. North Dakota Pollinator Plan

 

   resources

   2014. North Dakota Department of Agriculture. Licensed Beekeepers

   2014. University of Minnesota—Bee Lab. 2014-2015 Beekeeping Courses (Open to Community)

   2013. Bishop, Bryan. "The Impact of Climate Change on Local Pollinators"

   2011. Minnesota DNR. Native Plant Suppliers for Northwest Minnesota

   University of Minnesota—Bee Lab. Plants for Minnesota Bees

 

   news

   2014.11. Schield, Aubrey. Concordia Magazine. Way to Bee

   2014.11.12. USDA NCRS. USDA Plans to Invest $4 Million in Midwest for Conservation Work That Helps Honey Bees

   2014.8.29. Associated Press. Number of Bee Colonies in North Dakota Jumps

   2014.1.17. Inquistitr. Honeybees: North Dakota Plan Could Curtail Colony Collapse Disorder

   2013.8. Nelson Family Farms. Nurturing Prairie Pollinators

   2013.7.23. ArtPlace America. Defiant Gardens for Fargo-Moorhead

   2010.4.26. Gunderson, Dan. Vigilant on the prairie, researchers log spring's earlier arrival

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