Bee Smart Forum
Introduce yourself, tell us what your bee interest is all about.
Just a place to sit down, smell the honey on the warm breeze, hear the distant buzz of the nearby hives and talk with whoever might be around.
Talking about the website in general.
As a part of the FAQ pages on this website, we want to get your bee and beekeeping related questions. if we know the answer, we'll add it right away. If we don't immediately know the answer, we will find it and let you know when it's posted in the FAQ pages.
Feel free to discuss, ask questions, etc about the weekly pre-recorded Bee Smart podcasts.
This area is to discuss the resources made available on our downloads page. Questions, general discussion and suggestions are welcome.
Please feel welcome to discuss, ask questions about and make suggestions for articles and posts found on the Bee Smart website.
This is the area to discuss and ask questions about things in the various Bee Smart videos on our YouTube channel. Feel free to also make suggestions of what topics you would like to se us make videos on.
Open discussion about science terminology, definitions, researching, etc...
What bees are, what they made of and what makes them work.
Discuss how bees act, why are they doing what they are doing. What is instinct and and what is learned.
The evolutionary history/study of bees
Classification structure of bees.
Discussion of scientific aspects of treatments, materials, chemicals, etc... used in the pest management of bee hives. This is for intelligent, calm, pragmatic discussion. disruptive and antisocial behavior will result in immediate deletion of posts and potentially the person posting. Bee smart people.
Post pics of bees you've spotted and what you can tell us about how and where you found it. This area is for any area that isn't one of our special locations listed in their own forum.
Scatter Joy Acres is home to the largest of the Bee Smart beekeeping project teaching apiaries. Where we relocate bee colonies rescued from around the Omaha metro area to. It is also a great place with an interesting diversity of forage available and who knows how many bee species on site. Can you help us identify which and how many bee sepcies call SJA home or are regular visitors? Bring your digital camera and start bee spotting! upload your pics here and tell us about what bees you identified and the details about the spotting.
Lauritzen Gardens has over 30 species of bees that have been identified on site. We will add a list of each of the identified species found here. Can you find them all? Hunt for them, take a pic and post it here, get credit. Find all of them and win a proze! Find a previously not identifed species and win a prize and props!