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Bee Informed (Collaboration with #MakeoverMonday)

ORGANIZATION

The Bee Informed Partnership is a collaboration of efforts across the country from some of the leading research labs and universities in agriculture and science to better understand honey bee declines in the United States. Supported initially by the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture but now a not-for-profit, we’re working with beekeepers to better understand how we can keep healthier bees.

The key to our success is the true partnership we maintain across a wide range of disciplines including traditional honey bee science, economics, statistics, and medical research that makes all these tools available to this important research. And just as important as the tools are the people. We not only have the leading researchers in the honey bee industry, we also have advisory boards from the commercial beekeeping industries, almond and other commercial growers, as well as naturalists and conservationists from across the country.

https://beeinformed.org

 

PROJECT 

This is a special collaboration with the #MakeoverMonday community to visualize Bee Colony Loss in the U.S.. 

 

DATA

 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE 

  • Sign up as a volunteer
  • Use the hashtag #VizforSocialGood and #MakeoverMonday on Twitter to submit your visualization(s) and a link (if applicable). 
  • Mention @DataChloe, @TriMyData, @VizWizBI. 

 

DEADLINE

  • May 5th, 2018 (11:59 pm PST).