Resources

Here are some links to resources that we have found to be educational and beneficial to both beekeepers and individuals interested in helping reduce the declining pollinator population.

The American Bee Journal was established in 1861 by Samuel Wagner and has been published continuously since that time, except for a brief period during the Civil War. The Journal has the honor of being the oldest English language beekeeping publication in the world.

Bee Culture – The magazine of American Beekeeping.

The Oregon Master Beekeeper Program is a cooperative effort between Oregon State University and the Oregon State Beekeepers Association OSBA to contribute to both the health of honey bee colonies and the integrity of the practice of beekeeping throughout the region.

The Pesticide action Network of North America works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. The latest report on Pesticides and Honey Bees: State of the Science (PDF) is a compilation of studies for understanding pesticides as a casual factor in colony collapse disorder.

Bee Source Beekeeping is an online community website for beekeepers and beekeeping started in 1997.

The Xerces Society is a non-profit organization for the conservation of all pollinators, primarily focused on native species.

Portland Urban Beekeepers is a Portland area discussion group focusing on Apiculture Education Outreach for Urban Beekeepers. Meetings are held first Wednesday every month at Alberta Abbey 124 NE Alberta Street, Portland, OR 97211

Zenger Farm - a working urban farm that models, promotes and educates about sustainable food systems, environmental stewardship, community development and access to good food for all.