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Sandwich, MA Students Hunt ZomBees

2017-05-29

Seventh graders from the Sandwich, Massachusetts STEM Academy have joined with ZomBee Watch and the Planet Bee Foundation  to search for honey bees parasitized by the zombie fly Apocephalus borealis.  So far, zombie bees have not been recorded from Massachusetts.  ... - more


Kids' Zombee Projects Win Awards

2017-03-28

The JP2 Rockslides from Zimmerman MN won first in their division and third overall in the MN 2017 State Robotics Tournament.  Their research project included providing light traps to beekeepers to test for zombie fly infections.  Now they are off ... - more


ZomBeeWatch featured by Discover Magazine

2017-02-09

Congratulations to Ayla Fudala of the Planet Bee Foundation!  Her blog on ZomBee Watch and Planet Bee’s K-12 outreach program was published  on the the Discover Magazine Blog and the SciStarter Blog. Earlier this month, SciStarter and Discover Magazine also ... - more


ZomBees in the News!

2016-11-01

In the last few days, ZomBee Watch has received considerable media coverage.  Citizen scientist Claire Kimmel's discovery of the first infected honey bees in North Carolina received coverage by North Carolina and Florida TV stations and National Public Radio in ... - more