Category Archives: Bees

Champlain College Apiary Honey is Here! Online and in the IDX Atrium on Thursdays

Hello! The Champlain College Apiary has had another successful season, and we’re happy to offer up this year’s harvest while supplies last. We have beeswax lip balm, with a new and improved formula, and are now offering a burlap gift bag with jarred honey, lip balm, and a honey stick! Visit our purchase site for details. AND look […]

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Save the Date EcoCareers 2019, Photo Contest and more!

Welcome to the back to school issue of the EcoLeaders Insider – the place to get the inside scoop on higher education sustainability – with an emphasis on project-based leadership and career development. The NWF EcoLeaders team is excited to share some program news as well as meaningful ways to inspire and support you in […]

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courtesy of professor mark starrett I wanted to bring to your attention that Dr. Dewey Caron  (Professor Emeritus) from the University of Delaware, will be giving a talk on honey bees this coming week. Please feel free to share with your colleagues and students. Who: Dr. Dewey Caron What: Honey bees – Good News! When: […]

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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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