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.

Spotlight

The Pennsylvania Pollinator Protection Plan (P4)
The P4 was developed with input from 36 individuals represented 28 state- and national organizations and stakeholder groups. It summarizes the current state of pollinators in Pennsylvania, and provides recommendations for best practices and resources to support and expand pollinator populations.
Beekeeping 101 Online Course
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.
Pollinator Garden Certification
Certify your pollinator-friendly garden with the Penn State Master Gardeners.

Center News

Unique workshop for teachers highlights connection between plants, pollinators
March 1, 2019
A professional development experience for middle and high school teachers that illustrates the interaction between landscapes and pollinators will take place this summer at Penn State.
Three long-horned bees (Family Apidae, tribe Eucerini) on a sunflower (July 27, 2017, Awbury Agricultural Village, Philadelphia, PA). Photo by Shelby Kilpatrick.
Checking out Pollinators in Pennsylvania By Carolyn Trietsch
February 27, 2019
With insect species declining and agriculturally-important pollinators at risk, it’s important to know what species are present in an area to help protect them. PhD student Shelby Kilpatrick is trying to find out what bees are present in Pennsylvania, and is creating a list that could help with future conservation efforts.
Student Research Spotlight - Staci Cibotti
February 25, 2019
This is the 1st of eight short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.

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