Sacred Honey Bee Evening video clip, CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW

Sacred Honey Bee Evening video clip, CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW
Click on this photo for a video of "Evening in Honor of the Sacred Honey Bee". Photo by Daniel Bahmani

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

The Bee Show, online radio show about bees

This is a podcast that you can listen to, download, or share. Lots of interesting speakers and topics related to beekeeping!


Bees are responsible for forty percent of the food we put in our mouths. It sounds astonishing, but without bees, we could find ourselves facing food shortages and a collapse of the green and flowered world. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, a peek inside the world of bees, from the once-in-a-lifetime mating flight of the queen bee to the California almond agri-business, where most of the bees in North America go to work. And, the poetry of bees.

Steve Paulson
Anne Strainchamps
Jim Fleming
Hugh Raffles
Jon Betz
Taggart Siegel
Pattiann Rogers
Justin O. Schmidt
Erin Clune
Veronica Rueckert

Taggart Siegel & Jon Betz on their documentary "Queen of the Sun"

Filmmakers Jon Betz and Taggart Siegel talk about their documentary "Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?"

Erin Clune on Urban Beekeeping

Erin Clune is a reporter for Wisconsin Pubilc Radio and a blogger. She visits the hives of urban beekeeper Bob Falk from Madison, Wisconsin.

Poet Catherine Jagoe shares her poem about bees and honey.

Pattiann Rogers on Bee Poetry

Pattiann Rogers is a celebrated essayist and poet. She's won numerous awards and is the author of fourteen books. She shares some of her favorite bee poems with Anne Strainchamps.

Hugh Raffles on Bee behavior and the work of Karl von Frisch

Anthropologist Hugh Raffles talks about the work of celebrated bee biologist Karl von Frisch and the remarkable ways bees reach consensus.

Justin O. Schmidt on the Schmidt Sting Pain Index

Justin O. Schmidt is a research biologist and professor at the University of Arizona School of Entomology. He's the creator of Schmidt Sting Pain Index.

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