Thu, 09/19/2019 - 14:14
Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work! We have three articles, several podcasts and two public outreach events.
Sun, 06/23/2019 - 20:31
Graduate student James Wolfin was recently featured in a StarTribune article - Program to pay Minnesota homeowners to let their lawn go to the bees. In it, he discusses how homeowners can have lawns, but still provide nectar resources for pollinators. His research on bee lawns is a joint project from the University of Minnesota Turfgrass Science team and the University of Minnesota Bee Lab.
Thu, 05/30/2019 - 08:55
Graduate student James Wolfin was recently featured in an article - Save the bees (and time and money) by creating a bee lawn - 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.
Tue, 05/28/2019 - 12:23
If you are a turf manager, save the date to see an established bee lawn and learn about installation, maintenance, bee diversity, and park visitor support of this effort. See the flier for more information.
What: Flowering Bee Lawn Field Day
Who: For turf managers and professionals
When: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 12:30-2:30 pm
Where: Audubon Park, 1320 29th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN
Tue, 05/14/2019 - 14:42
Sun, 02/03/2019 - 19:58
Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. We have a newscast segment, a video, several podcasts and an article!
WCCO’s Good Question: What Does This Extended Winter Mean for Our Lawns? featuring Sam Bauer
Beyond Beekeeping podcast interview by Mindy Holahan Peters featuring James Wolfin
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 17:49
By James Wolfin and Phoebe Koenig - UMN Bee Lab
Natural history, identification, and growth habit
Wed, 05/31/2017 - 21:30
By James Wolfin, Graduate Research Assistant
The turf lawn accounts for nearly 2% of the continental United States land cover, and has become engrained in the architecture of many United States neighborhoods and landscapes. As urban and suburban areas continue to expand, we can expect this number to increase as many yards, store fronts, and commercial buildings are installed to accompany properties.
Wed, 11/09/2016 - 15:41