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BeeWise Honey Bee Pollen & Nectar Map

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Presented By Jane Crayton
Goal Map Pollen and Nectar Sources
Task Image honey bees pollinating, count bees & bloosoms
Where Global, anywhere on the planet
Description

Use the iNaturalist application to participate in mapping pollen and nectar sources for honey bees anywhere in the world. Take pictures of honey bees pollinating, count bees and blossoms and map GIS location, temperature and date.

How to Join

Visit the iNaturalist website to download the application and participate in the project. http://www.inaturalist.org/projects/beewise-honey-bee-pollen-nectar-map

Project Timing This project can be completed anytime you see a honey bee collecting nectar or pollen, from early spring to late fall.
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Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Every few days
Average Time Less than an hour
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity On a hike, At home, On a walk, run, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, On a lunch break
Tags flowers, honey bees, pollinators/insects
Project Updated 06/11/2018