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    The Bee Course: For Bee Lovers & Beekeepers in “The Big Apple”

    If you are curious about bees and beekeeping, now is a great time to start The Bee Course.  We will be offering this in depth program in cooperation with NYC Parks Dept for the 4th year in 2011-2012. The first sessions give you foundations in bee biology and behavior and will help you determine whether […]

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    Remembering Karl von Frisch

    Today we remember Karl von Frisch (11/20/1886–6/12/1982), the Austrian zoologist who discovered that the bees use dance as a language to communicate the location of food.  This theory was greeted with skepticism when first introduced.  In addition to studying their dance, Mr. von Frisch also studied their usage of pheromones and their vision.  In 1973, […]

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