HBHC Annual Report

Snapshot of 2022 Activities:

  • Finalized and disseminated a comprehensive update to the Tools for Varroa Management Guide
  • Continued facilitating the Varroacide Resistance and Testing Team which has grown to over 30 varroa researchers and is working to find the next varroacide
  • Launched a new initiative to develop a nutrition supplement guide for beekeepers
  • Published a report on lessons learned from the 2017-2021 North Dakota Bee Integrated pilot program
  • Submitted updated recommendations to the USDA for improving pollinator outcomes in private land conservation programs
  • Launched a new initiative to develop a pollinator habitat guide for utility-scale solar developers
  • Published Apple Best Management Practices (BMPs) for pollinator health, developed with the U.S. Apple Association
  • Held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Bianca’s Pollinator Pathway, an installation of interactive opportunities for youth to learn about bees and pollinators, at the Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park
  • Launched the “hot topic” video series with two video presentations on timely issues for beekeepers and farmers
  • Generated 105,908 website views in 2022

Read the full report here: HBHC 2022 Annual Report