The Buzz on Bees Episode 1: Interview with Athena Rayne Anderson

by Julie Tennis on November 7, 2011

Athena Rayne Anderson is the author of, a great resource for learning about pollinators of all types.  She is currently working on her dissertation on the foraging ecology of bumblebees in Athens, Georgia.  In today’s interview you get an inside peek into the life of a doctoral candidate doing field research.  Athena also discusses some of the differences between bumblebees and honeybees, as well as how you can help native pollinators in your area.

To learn more about Athena’s professional experience, check out her site at

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