new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
bees 03 | by Auburn University
Back to photostream

bees 03

The nation’s beekeepers lost 40 percent of their managed honey bee colonies between April 1, 2017, and March 31, 2018, an increase of almost 7 percentage points from the previous year’s total loss rate. Geoffrey Williams, Auburn University assistant professor of insect pollination and apiculture, coordinated the 2017-18 colony loss survey in cooperation with University of Maryland researchers.

403 views
0 faves
0 comments
Taken on February 23, 2018