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Celebrate National Honey Bee Day on August 21!

We’re happy to be celebrating National Honey Bee Day on August 21!

National Honey Bee Day is celebrated annually to recognize the important contribution honey bees make to human lives and bring awareness to the effort to protect this critical species. It also acknowledges the work done by beekeepers to maintain healthy bee populations.

The titles below include nonfiction and popular fiction about bees and beekeepers.

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Thanks to Katelyn for putting this together for us to share.

Save the Date for a Parker Lecture Series presentation on October 6th at 7:00 pm all about bees – “Bee My Honey! by Tom Anderson
Learn about honeybees, what it takes to keep them healthy and happy, and how adulterated honey became one of the biggest agricultural frauds in history! Dr. Anderson will bring a few jars of honey to sample and you are encouraged to bring your own favorites to be reviewed and discuss its origins. Dr. Anderson holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biology and Entomology from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in Entomology from North Carolina State University. Dr. Anderson is a Science Policy Fellow with the Entomology Society of America, and is also a certified beekeeper and a life member of the NC State Beekeepers Association.