What's Happening to New Hampshire's Honey Bees?
Scientists and beekeepers are trying to find out why almost 60% of honey bee hives died out last winter, and even more the winter before.
- Heather Achilles - Beekeeper from Gilmanton and member of the New Hampshire Beekeepers Association, and organizer of the honeybee hive loss survey.
- Tammy Potter - State apiarist for Kentucky, and author of Bees in America: How the Honeybee Shaped a Nation, and Beeconomy.
- Olivia Saunders - Fruit and vegetable production field specialist at UNH's Cooperative Extension, where she has been working with beekeepers to study honeybee health.
"New Hampshire beekeeping group revives winter hive loss survey," from the Concord Monitor.
"State's bees, bats are in a bad way while NH moose enjoy ray of hope," from the Union Leader.
"New map highlights bee population declines across the U.S.," from Smithsonian.