Graduate student James Wolfin was recently featured in a StarTribune article where he discusses how homeowners can have lawns, but still provide nectar resources for pollinators.
Graduate student James Wolfin was recently featured in an article in the Washington Post. It has highlights from his research on bee lawns, a joint project from The University of Minnesota Turfgrass Science team and the University of Minnesota Bee Lab.
Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work! We have two articles and an upcoming talk at a meeting.
By Florence Sessoms
The presence of lawns in urban environments is sometimes viewed negatively: too many chemical inputs that result in environmental pollution. I also have observed a popular misconception about irrigation on home lawns: irrigation is compared to the Danaides’ barrel, a bottomless pit where water is forever added and lost.