Center for Pollinator Research

The Center for Pollinator Research at Pennsylvania State University is committed to developing and implementing integrative, multidisciplinary approaches to improving pollinator health, conservation, and management for ecosystems services through research, education, outreach and policy.

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Beescape
Get a bee's eye view of your landscape.
Beekeeping 101
Whether you are an experienced beekeeper, a new beekeeper, or thinking about starting a backyard beehive, Penn State Beekeeping 101 is a one-of-a-kind completely online learning experience.
The Pennsylvania Pollinator Protection Plan (P4)
The P4 provides recommendations for best practices and resources to support and expand pollinator populations.
Pollinator Garden Certification
Certify your pollinator-friendly garden with the Penn State Master Gardeners.
Bee Extension
Get up-to-date information about diverse pollinator species, and how to manage and protect them.

Center News

This rare, mutant honeybee is both male and female
August 5, 2020
The insect also has yellow eyes, another rare genetic quirk. This combination of odd phenomena likely won’t happen again for a long time, experts say.
Beescape Monthly Update for August
August 3, 2020
Greetings, once again, from the Beescape Team! This is another entry in our monthly updates from us here at Beescape!
Penn State Pollinator Webinar Series: Gardening for pollinators (Connie Schmotzer)
July 29, 2020
Throughout this webinar series, presenters have discussed the diversity of bees and the challenges that they face. Oftentimes people feel as if there isn’t much that they can personally do in order to help bees. However, in the final webinar of the series, Penn State Extension educator Connie Schmotzer discusses how to create a pollinator-friendly environment in your own garden.

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