Sentinel Apiary


As part of our efforts to extend knowledge to beekeepers, Auburn’s Bee Lab participates in the Bee Informed Partnership’s Sentinel Apiary Program.

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This program informs beekeepers about current nectar flows (via hive scales) and parasite levels across the United States via interactive maps.

Our lab’s specific Sentinel Apiary hive scale and parasite levels (varroa & nosema) can also be viewed.

Effectiveness of this Early Warning System is intimately connected to beekeeper participation.

Consider enrolling, either on your own or with your local beekeeping club, today! Please note that there are costs associated with participating.

Auburn’s Sentinel Apiary is supported by a USDA NIFA Crop Protection and Pest Management grant