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Citizen Scientists Gather Data on Urban Bees

Citizen Scientists Gather Data on Urban Bees

Seattle gardeners are assisting University of Washington researchers by gathering data on pollination activity in community gardens.

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Science Event Pick: Urban Bees

Science Event Pick: Urban Bees

Cal professor Gordon Frankie will discuss the Urban Bee Project at the next East Bay Science Café, Sept.2. In addition, there are a whole host of local beekeeping organizations that offer educational events.

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Discuss the "Bringing Back Urban Bees" radio story

Discuss the "Bringing Back Urban Bees" radio story

Spring may be in the air, but the bees that pollinate our fruit and flowers may not be. The number of bees in the U.S. has declined, especially in urban areas. The traditional way to increase bee numbers is with hives of European honeybees — but setbacks in keeping city beehives means that a different, […]

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