Latest News from Project Apis mMay 2012
PAmCC with UrL 
USDA Needs Your Input!
Let the USDA know where we need bee research.This is your chance to have your voice heard in the process of prioritizing bee research.  Fill out the form (here) by scrolling down to "Crop Production National Program Questionnaire", copy the questionnaire to an email, and address email to by May 9.
Elearning Modules on PAm Website  
PAm has developed and implemented an outreach program of sustainable Best Management Practices (BMPS) for belearn moduleeekeepers.  Modules can be accessed online for Nutrition, Varroa Control, Nosema & other areas.  Click on the image to view the modules.  These short, fun and educational models are designed for honey bee enthusiasts of all levels.  Start learning today!
Reading Beekeeper's Lament?    
If not, NOW is the time to purchase the book.  Why?  $5 from every Beekeepers Lamentsale will go to PAm to fund honey bee research.  This critically acclaimed and national best seller by Hannah Nordhaus can be purchased by clicking on the image.  Read about PAm board member John Miller, a 4th generation beekeeper.  Ms. Nordhaus is a finalist in Colorado Book Awards - the winner to be announced this June at the Aspen Summer Words Festival. 
PAm BMP and Bee Forage Resources 
Five Spot - MR
Photo by Meg Ribotto
PAm is building honey bee populations by building food resources.  We are looking at wildflower mixtures and oilseed crops as a means of providing sustainable nutrition for bees.  Click on the image to learn more.
Brochures and fact sheets on honey bee Best Management Practices (BMPs) are available for your bee meeting.  
Contact Meg at  Or access BMPs on our website (click here).
In This Issue
BMP E-Learning Modules
Reading Beekeeper's Lament?
Honeybee Forage Resources
Quick Links

Donate NOW to PAm.  Why? Because PAm funds bee research that is selected and guided by beekeepers.  Use the "Donate Now" button on p 1 of our website
If you were a Paramount beekeeper for almonds or pomegranates, let us know with your donation and Paramount will match! 
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