Swarm at Fed Ex
On May 17th I got a call from a Fed Ex driver telling me about a swarm on one of the trucks in the ground transportation yard. There was a lot of vigorous waggle dancing going on by the scouts. After returning home with the swarm I installed the bees into a HAVEN hive. The […]
Lakeside Nature Center
Speaking at the Lakeside Nature Center.
Kansas City Art Institute
Speaking to students at the Kansas City Art Institute.
New York trip / American Museum of Natural History
I met with AMNH staff in August and was invited to return to address the New York Entomological Society. The lecture was well attended and I really enjoyed connecting with so many people interested in bee ecology. That morning I met with Liz Johnson (manager of the Metropolitan Biodiversity Program, American Museum of Natural History’s […]
Spot on NBC action news
NBC sent a camera crew over to get some footage of the dedication event and ran this spot later that day. http://www.nbcactionnews.com/dpp/lifestyle/beehive-sculpture-in-kansas-city-has-community-buzzing
KCUR radio interview with Steve Kraske
I had the honor of being on Up to Date with Steve Kraske on KCUR (the Kansas City NPR affiliate station). Very fun! Scroll to minute 42 to listen to my segment of the podcast: http://kcurstream.umkc.edu/UTD/UTD_6-10-2011.mp3 x
Check it out! That is the Missouri State Honey Queen Lillian-Grace Misko. She heard about the dedication ceremony and asked if I wanted her to bring an observation frame. She was great. More than a couple little girls there were mesmerized by seeing a real queen.