Hillsborough to bee hospitable with new hotel

in the Daily Tar Heel

A bee hotel will be all the buzz in Hillsborough, NC, on Saturday, as it is unveiled in efforts to combat the disappearance of bees from local habitats.

“A lot of people are aware of the decline of honey bees in the United States, but fewer people understand the role of native bees,” said Stephanie Trueblood, Hillsborough public space manager.  Continue reading

Researchers Identify Possible Cause for Colony Collapse Disorder

According to findings from research funded by USDA, a group of pathogens including a fungus and a family of viruses may be working together to cause the decline. Read the news story in Science Daily.