Beehives transplanted to NCC Apiary

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NCC Beehive


From Contributed Reports

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The Nash Community College Bee Campus committee transplanted four honey bee hives to the Nash Community College Apiary.

Nash Community College is a pollinator-friendly campus and a Bee Campus USA affiliate.

As a certified affiliate, NCC has a Campus Pollinator Habitat Plan featuring locally native, pollinator-friendly plants and a least-toxic integrated pest management plan. The campus hosts annual events to raise awareness of the importance of pollinators and annually sponsors and tracks student service projects to enhance pollinator habitats on-and off-campus. NCC biennially offers a pollinator protection course and incorporates pollinator protection topics into curriculum.

NCC Bee Campus Committee members who facilitated the transplant were NCC Master Gardener Ken White, Biology Instructor Christine Ricci, student Haley Honeycutt and Biology Instructor Lettie Allen.