Know Nebraska: Beekeeping in Nebraska

Beekeeping is a practice which has existed for thousands of years. It is thought that Egyptians were the first practitioners of beekeeping, starting the practice around 10,000 years ago; where they would utilize hollowed-out tree stumps to mimic the natural habitats...

Pollinator Garden Tour

What better way to spend the first day of summer AND Pollinator Week than joining us for a pollinator garden tour! We will be touring Central Community College – Grand Island’s 5 year old, mature pollinator garden led by Benjamin Newton and his staff....

What’s the Buzz – UNL Bee Lab

How do bees make honey? What do bees need to make honey? Join Conservation Nebraska and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bee Lab for an in-person, hands on event. Participants will get the opportunity to try on a bee keeper (apiarist) suit and see hives up...

What’s the Buzz: UNL Bee Lab

Calling all bee fanatics, scholars, amateurs, and everyone in between! Join us for a night with the UNL Bee Lab, led by Shianne Lindsay, a graduate student in the Bee Lab. Shianne will share a broad overview of what the UNL Bee Lab does, as well as highlight some of...

Bee Hotel Workshop

Buzz into our FREE Bee Hotel Workshop! Bees are a crucial part of Nebraska’s crop production. They pollinate a variety of foods (honeybees alone pollinate about $15 billion in crops each year)! However, many pollinators in the United States are listed as federally...