Category Archives: Bees

Food Preserving Volunteers needed at Rock Point (VT)

Help the Partners’ Pantry at Rock Point Preserve Good Food For the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf’s Hungry Clients in the Winter Volunteers Needed for Preserving Bees on: Mondays 3-7 pm (come for some or all of the dates and/or hours) August 7, 14, 21,28 and September 11 Tuesdays 3-7 pm (again for some or all of […]

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Bee Blog: What’s the Buzz? The Champlain College Apiary by Emma Reed

What Do We Do? By Emma Reed Our bees produce a variety of products on Champlain’s campus: honey, wax, pollen, and propolis. The honey produced by our bees is bottled and marketed by Champlain students. It’s never heated, fine-filtered, or processed in any way. The honey is spun from the comb, poured into jars, and […]

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Profiles in Sustainability: Kristin Wolf by Jessica Demarest

Beloved CCPI Staff Writer Jessica Demarest interviewed Kristin Wolf during the Fall 2015 semester as part of our Apiary Project. In honor of sustainability month, we’ve transcribed the interview for you to read. What was the reasoning behind starting the Champlain Apiary? While getting her PhD at George Mason University, Kristin’s mentor was very involved […]

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Bee Blog: What’s the BUZZ? Money and the Honey Bee by Jessica Demarest

Note: this is the next in a series of blog posts from our student-run Champlain College Publishing Initiative. Look for these and others as we bee-come more aware of our flying friends. If you’ve been keeping up with our series of posts about honey bees, then you already know that their populations are rapidly declining, which is […]

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Bee Blog: What’s the Buzz? What is Colony Collapse Disorder? by Elise Price

Note: this is the next in a series of blog posts from our student-runChamplain College Publishing Initiative. Look for these and others as we bee-come more aware of our flying friends. In 2006, the media buzzed with talk about the sudden and seemingly inexplicable mass disappearance of honey bees. This might have gone largely unnoticed by […]

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Beetles Bees Butterflies: A Symposium on Vermont’s Pollinators – March 17

Beetles Bees Butterflies: A Symposium on Vermont’s Pollinators Thursday, March 17, 2016 Join the conversation! Learn about the complex challenges facing pollinators in Vermont and help identify strategies to protect these essential species. Keynote speakers and panels of experts will examine the threats to pollinators and their critical role in preserving Vermont’s working lands and […]

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Bee Blog #4: What’s the BUZZ? The Mating Ritual of the Honey Bee by Kiera Hufford ’18

Note: this is the next in a series of blog posts from our student-run Champlain College Publishing Initiative. Look for these and others as we bee-come more aware of our flying friends. What’s the BUZZ? The Mating Ritual of the Honey Bee by Kiera Hufford ’18 Ever wonder about the “bees” part of “the birds and […]

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Bee Blog #3: What’s the BUZZ? Featuring Beatrice, the Worker Bee

Note: this is the next in a series of blog posts from our student-run Champlain College Publishing Initiative. Look for these and others as we bee-come more aware of our flying friends.   By Emma Reed ’18 Why, hello there! I see you have come back to learn about us worker bees! I’m sure your visit […]

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Bee Blog#2: Colony Collaspse Disorder by Elise Price

Note: this is the first in a series of blog posts from our student-run Champlain College Publishing Initiative. Look for these and others as we bee-come more aware of our flying friends. What is Colony Collapse Disorder? By Elise Price ’17 In 2006, the media buzzed with talk about the sudden and seemingly inexplicable mass disappearance […]

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