Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2016

Grading Professor

Keith Kloor

Subject Concentration

Health & Science

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


American honey bees, and other native bee species, are still in decline, though the specter of colony collapse disorder may be fading behind us. Colony decline, the loss of bees overwinter experienced across the country at a quarter to third lost per hive (sometimes more), is now expected. Losses can include those from colony collapse disorder. The author discusses the different causes for colony decline and speaks to bee health scientists and local beekeepers. Read more at:

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