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There are a ton of beekeeping resources available on the internet, social media, and books. Like you, we are avid readers and love to learn as much as we can about beekeeping and all the different activities associated. We have compiled a short list of resources that we think will be beneficial.

Online Recommended Resources: 

Apis Molecular Systematics Laboratory, Washington State Dept. of Entomology: 

http://entomology.wsu.edu/apis/

 

Bee Diagnostic Lab — USDA Research: 

http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=80-42-05-40

 

Bee Informed - Rob Snyder: 

www.beeinformed.org

Univeristy of Minnesota Bee Lab: 

http://www.beelab.umn.edu/prod/groups/cfans/@pub/@cfans/@bees/documents/asset/cfans_asset_317466.pdf  

Bee Source: 

http://www.beesource.com/resources/

Colorado State University (CSU) Extension on-line resources:

Colorado State University Publications: 

https://extension.colostate.edu/docs/pubs/insect/ihm-bee.pdf

Colorado State University Fact Sheets: 

https://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/insects/creating-pollinator-habitat-5-616/

https://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/insects/attracting-native-bees-landscape-5-615/

https://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/insects/feeding-honey-bees-in-colorado-5-622/

Colorado State University Cottage food safety training: 

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/csu-extension-food-preservation-6622808397?fbclid=IwAR3lx4OA1yO8xs5IPzJt1Q0cU6RTosVhxA0HnwpgbsBbRUNlTiE0uQyCYNE

CDA Apiary Program:

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/agplants/apiary-program-page

CDA Managed Pollinator Protection Plan: 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cSt2XfqBGONvztiAgL4TyMojqE6LRGek/view

DriftWatchTM:

https://co.driftwatch.org/

eXtension Bee Health:

http://www.extension.org/bee_health

Honey Bee Health Coalition: 

https://honeybeehealthcoalition.org/wpcontent/uploads/2019/01/HBHC_Hive_BMPs_v1.0_reduced.pdf    

Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium: 

https://www.hbvc.org/

Scientific Beekeeping: 

http://scientificbeekeeping.com/

University of Georgia College of Agriculture & Environmental Science: 

http://www.ent.uga.edu/bees/disorders/bacterial.html

University of Nebraska – Lincoln Entomology Department: 

http://entomology.unl.edu/

USDA Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics, and Physiology Research Lab: 

http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/site_main.htm?modecode=64-13-30-00

USDA Honey Bee Research, Beltsville, MD: 

http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=12-45-33-00

USDA Honey Bee Research, Tucson, AZ: 

http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=53-42-03-00

Varroa Sampling at Extension.org:

http://www.extension.org/pages/31539/varroa-sampling#.VRwGhPnF98E

Virginia Cooperative Extension - Sampling Methods for Varroa Mites on Domesticated Honey Bees: 

http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/444/444-103/444-103.html

Recommended Trade Journals

  • The American Bee Journal:

https://americanbeejournal.com/

  • Bee Culture: 

https://www.beeculture.com

Regional and National Organizations:

Beekeeping Laws and Regulations:

Colorado Apiary Inspector:

Colorado State Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry

Colorado State Apiculturist, Mr. Mitchell Yergert,

Chief, Plant and Insect Section

700 Kipling St., Suite 4000,

Lakewood, CO 80215

(303) 239-4142

mitchell.yergert@ag.state.co.us

Colorado Parks & Wildlife Resources:

https://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/GameDamageResources.aspx

Apiary Fencing Configurations:

https://cpw.state.co.us/Documents/LandWater/PrivateLandPrograms/GameDamage/BuildingSecureBeehiveEnclosure.pdf

https://cpw.state.co.us/Documents/LandWater/PrivateLandPrograms/GameDamage/FactShtApairyFenceOperation.pdf#search=apiary%20fence