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Garret Farm Bee Small[5/20/15] Professor Marla Spivak comments on President Obama's plan to provide more pollinator habitat on federal lands nationwide. Marla said that the president’s plan is comprehensive in scope but it needs money.  She hopes Obama will find a way to provide increased funding for the research that he says has to be done. See story in the Star Tribune.

Becky Masterman[4/28/2015] The UMN Bee Squad's Becky Masterman was recently featured on Kare 11 News. The Bee Squad was nspired by Dr. Marla Spivak at the University of Minnesota Bee Lab, and will help beekeepers and the community in the Twin Cities area foster healthy bee populations and pollinator landscapes through education and hands-on mentorship. Watch the video.

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