Episode 61 - From The Woods Today - Bees and Swarms

Episode Date: 
June 16, 2021

In this episode of From the Woods Today, we commemorate the upcoming National Pollinator Week, June 21-26. The KY State Apiarist chats with us about the basics of bees, swarms, and common misunderstandings about this natural phenomena. We have our monthly mushroom highlight, as well as our tree of the week segment.

Guests: Doug Potter ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Graduate Student ) , Dr. Ellen Crocker ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Assistant Professor, Forest Health Extension ) , Dr. Tammy Horn Potter ( Kentucky Department of Agriculture - Kentucky State Apiarist ) , Laurie Thomas ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension Forester ) , Megan Buland ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Technician ) , Reneé Williams ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Information Specialist Senior )

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Resources and Web links for June 16 Segments:

Intro to Bees and Swarms
Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) Site

Mushrooms
UK Mycology Site


Episode Category: Bugs/Insects, From the Woods Today, General Interest, Non-Timber Forest Products, Pollinators