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Kids' Zombee Projects Win Awards


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


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!


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

First Cases from Nova Scotia, ME & NC


Citizen scientists have discovered the first cases of honey bees infected by the zombie fly Apocephalus borealis in Nova Scotia, Maine and western North Carolina.  The Nova Scotia records are the first from the eastern part of Canada.  The North ... - more