PolliNation is a podcast from Oregon State University Extension Service that tells the stories of researchers, land managers and concerned citizens who are making bold strides to improve the health of pollinators.
246 - Prairie Strips
Prairie ecosystems are essential to many pollinator species across North America. Generating prairie after its been lost can be challenging. This week we travel to Iowa to hear from the STRIPS (Science-based Trails of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips) team. They have been perfecting how to get growers to install prairie strips on the edges of their farms.
245 - Bee Friendly Gardening with Elliott Gordon
We continue on our bee friendly gardening kick with a trip to Albuquerque, New Mexico to hear how one naturalist transformed his front yard into biodiversity hotspot. Using tools like iNaturalist, he has documented over 90 bee species and 1,200 other insects on less than a quarter acre of land.
244 - Bee Friendly Gardening with Lynn Kunstman
This week we continue our September on Bee Friendly Gardening with a southern Oregon Master Gardener who has a passion for native plants.
243 - Bee Friendly Gardening
With the season for pollinator gardening winds down, it is a great time to start planning your garden for next year. In this episode we we learn about a national program to connect gardeners together and provide them with resources to up their pollinator gardener game.
242 - Bee Friendly Wine (King Estate)
The Oregon Bee Friendly Wine Tour is coming to an end for 2023. We hear about what makes King Estate a great place for bees, get some gardening tips and hear about an event hosted along with the Save the Bee Foundation.
241 - Rip out your lawn (and replace it with subalpine meadow)
This week we hear from Dr. Phil Allen who has the audacious idea of reducing water use and increasing benefits to pollinator by replacing lawns with subalpine meadows.
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PolliNation podcast brings pollinators to life
The best podcast about native bees in the US. It covers all the latest research on native bees and honey bees in Oregon and the rest of the country. Great range of topics.
Great pollinator podcast!
This series has consistently had great guests talking about their work on a wider range of pollinator work than I knew existed. Production and audio has gotten better, and the questions from the host are deep. Plus I love his laugh. I’ve leaned a lot and hope to continue learning from this great show!