The OSU Pollinator Health Research and Extension program focuses on designing, developing, implanting, and evaluating a state-wide pollinator health program. The focus of the program is not restricted to the Oregon’s four managed pollinator species (honey bees, alfalfa leafcutter bees, orchard mason bees and alkali bees) but also to the state’s rich endowment of wild species.
The program is currently working on:
Thank you, Oregon for taking these steps to protect pollinators!
See calendar events. Post your own educational events focused on pollinator health.
Link to OSU Entomology Program.
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Ruth Marsh is a multidisciplinary artist based out of Halifax, NS. Her work uses absurd and often comically deadpan narratives to address loss, absence and longing in the context of living creatures and the natural world. She is interested in investigating themes of environmental loss through labour intensive meditations on transformation: life to death, experience… Continue reading
Scott MacIvor is an Assistant Professor of Urban Ecology at the University of Toronto at Scarborough in the Department of Biological Sciences. Scott is also a researcher at the Green Roof Innovation Testing (GRIT) lab at the University of Toronto in the faculty of Landscape Architecture. Scott has published 12 peer-reviewed articles on green roof… Continue reading
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Aimee Code is the Pesticide Program Director at the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. During her career she has worked in urban and agricultural setting to mitigate the risks of pesticide use and promoteintegrated pest management programs. She also works with communities around the country to implement policies and practices to restore dwindling pollinator populations.… Continue reading
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