bees

12:30pm

Thu May 1, 2014
-Nature of Things

Bee Pastures in the Air

Bees on flower
Tamron-5-2 Flickr

In this archived broadcast from June 3, 1988, John Weeks talks about all the bee pastures that he sees. He said he notices all the flowers beginning to bloom and they are all hosting hundreds of bees on top of them that they are completely covered. Weeks mentions how on Beaver Lake it is surrounded by flowers and he talks about the different types of flowers especially the tulip tree.

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8:45am

Wed May 22, 2013
Agriculture

Farmers and beekeepers respond to colony collapse

A bee hive near Ithaca, New York
Matt Richmond/Innovation Trail

Since 2006, honey bees have been abandoning seemingly healthy hives in large numbers, raising alarm among beekeepers, farmers and researchers. But, the industries that are dependent on honey bees are finding ways to manage the losses.

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