The Latest From the George Mason Honey Bees
Merrifield Garden Center has graciously invited us to house hives at their Fair Oaks location. We now have 4 active colonies installed there in hives provided by the Sweet Virginia Foundation. Students are using these hives for observation and research.
Four active bee colonies installed at the Fair Oaks Merrifield
Recently some local bears came snooping around one of the offsite hives in search of honey. The bears left empty handed and all the bees were just fine!
Bear Claw marks found on one of the hives
From being good neighbors with President Cabrera and Provost Stearns to helping educate students, the bees sure have been busy...bees.