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Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees
New NC State research shows that earlier and longer flowering seasons have detrimental effects on bumble bees.
Business Officer Magazine Article: Protecting Pollinators
NC State graduate Melissa Tinling guest writes about her NC State project to improve pollinator health on campus.
Arboretum Director: Helping Your Garden Grow
You want a green thumb, but your plants are all brown. Learn how heat and soil affect your garden, and why you should think about getting rid of your lawn.
NC State Holds First N.C. Extension Master Gardener College
More than 100 Extension volunteers from across the state worked to improve their gardening GPA – “Good Planting Advice” – when they gathered at NC State University last week for the first-ever North Carolina Extension Master Gardener College.
Butterflies Get Royal Treatment on Golf Course
A team of volunteers supported by NC State and BASF plant milkweed and wildflowers at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course to create a habitat for rare monarch butterflies.
Horticultural Science Students Design Pollinator Garden That’s a Work of Art
NC State University’s Gregg Museum touts a collection of 34,000 objects of art and design, and now, thanks to the work of horticultural science students, it has a new artful garden designed to attract bees and other pollinators.
Bee the Change: New Apiary on Centennial Campus
Thanks to a public-private partnership, Centennial Campus is now home to 150,000 honeybees in seven beehives. The new apiary will create opportunities for tours and other forms of pollinator-related education.
Students Plan Pollinator Education Week
NC State students host Pollinator Education Week to raise awareness about pollinators and the importance of these bees, butterflies and other insects.
NC State’s Entrepreneurship Initiative helps students turn their business ideas into reality. Meet some of the entrepreneurs who have graduated from the EI and gone on to success in the business world.
Collaboration Leads to Campus Bee-Saving Effort
NC State staff worked together to save 10,000+ honey bees.