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September Science Café Focuses on Mysterious Honeybee Illness

Fargo, N.D., September 5, 2013 – A mysterious illness is wiping out a significant percentage of honeybee colonies in the United States. An NDSU scientist will explain why this is happening and outline the challenges of restoring colony health.

PIcture of a honeybee on flowerJulia Bowsher, NDSU assistant professor of biological sciences, will discuss the topic during the September Science Café “Collapse: How honeybees are dying and what we can do about it.”

The event is scheduled for Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. in Stokers Basement, Hotel Donaldson in Fargo. It’s free and open to the public.

“The pollination crisis is affecting agriculture nationwide,” Bowsher said. “And North Dakota has a central role to play.” 

Attendees must be 21 or older or accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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