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Next Year’s Science Lessons Just Got a Whole Lot Better

Summer’s here and the time is right…for planning next year’s science lessons! OK, maybe that’s not the first thing that comes to mind but your students will be much more engaged if you put in some planning time over the summer. Maybe your school just got a Beepod or is […]

The Incredible Ways That Bees See the World

One of the most exciting things about bees, an aspect of their anatomy that scientists have spent countless hours studying over the years, is their phenomenal sight. For being such small creatures, the way bees view the world is almost un-bee-lievable. What they can see and understand is incredible! A […]
pollen nutrition

What Beekeepers Need to Know About Pollen Nutrition to Keep Their Colony Healthy

Pollen! That glorious powdery stuff that makes you sneeze. It may not always be glorious for us, but the bees sure love it and absolutely need it to live, grow, and prosper. If you’re a beekeeper, it’s essential you understand what pollen is, how bees collect it, and what it […]

Naturalize Your Yard Without Offending Your Neighbors

  Let’s face it, lawns are not bee-friendly. The herbicides used on them poison bees. The lack of flowering plants provides little by way of forage. It may seem that the simple solution is to have less lawn and more garden areas but that can be difficult for some people […]

Beepods Reveals Why Young People Are the Key to Saving Pollinators

Happy Pollinator Week! This week we are celebrating our favorite birds, bees, butterflies, beetles, and bats that help keep our food growing and environment thriving. Ready to celebrate? Let’s go! An Average Party It’s mid-summer. You’ve been invited to a friend’s house for a party and asked to bring a […]