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Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab

Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab

Want to help honey bees?

Join the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory (HBREL) in improving honey bee health, increasing the sustainability of the beekeeping industry, and preserving the vital role that honey bees play as pollinators.

Our goal is to improve the health and productivity of bee pollinators everywhere. We conduct research, share our findings through diverse extension programming, and train future generations of bee educators, researchers, and conservationists.

Your monthly or annual gift will support our research and outreach programs, allowing us to elevate our work and reach more people who care about honey bees. We ask you to support at one of the following levels:

Adopt a Bee: $10 monthly/$120 annually
Symbolically supports one Extension or outreach activity   

  • Recognition on the website/donor sign
  • “My Honey Bees Go to UF” sticker

Adopt a Queen: $25 monthly/$300 annually
Symbolically sponsors one research hive

  • Recognition on the website/donor sign
  • Quarterly updates from the Bee Lab
  • Invitation to hive demonstration days (biannual event)
  • “My Honey Bees Go to UF” sticker and tote bag

Adopt a Hive: $100/month or $1,200 annually
Supports one research project   

  • Recognition on the website/donor sign
  • Quarterly updates from the Bee Lab
  • Invitation to hive demonstration days (biannual event)
  • “My Honey Bees Go to UF” sticker and tote bag
  • Special event invite with Dr. Jamie Ellis, Dr. Cameron Jack, and Ms. Amy Vu

Adopt a Hive Flier 2022

 

Looking down on a honey bee frames in a hive

Make your recurring gift online at
UFgive.to/AdoptaHive

For more information, please contact UF/IFAS Advancement advancement@ifas.ufl.edu, (352) 392-1975

The University of Florida Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization soliciting tax-deductible private contributions for the benefit of the University of Florida. Full disclosure statement: http://bit.ly/UFFdisclosure.

  • Adopt a Hive Donors 2022
    Anonymous
    Busy Bee
    Clay County Beekeepers Association
    Ms. Amy Lohman
    Dr. James L. Nation & Mrs. Dorothy C. Nation
    Northern Trust Bank of Florida
    Pinellas Beekeepers Association
    Mr. Mark Rosser
    McJunkin Family Charitable Foundation
    Mr. John Zapata
    Dr. Robert A. Porter Sr. and Mrs. Cynthia A. Porter
  • Adopt a Queen Donors 2022
    Anonymous
    Brevard Backyard Beekeepers, Inc.
    Endless Summer Roofing Co.
    Mr. Carl E. Lewis & Mrs. April L. Lewis
    Mr. David Ball
    Mr. Greg Escarra
    Mr. Shawn O. Moore
    Mrs. Melissa Kalis
    Ms. Allyson Valenzuela
    Ms. Mihaela Gutman
    Ms. Susan M. Harris

  • Adopt a Bee Donors 2022
    Bucks County Bee Keepers Assn.
    Central Panhandle Beekeepers Association
    Dr. Lara Beth Gadkowski, in memory of Mr. Ed Stack
    James W. Caylor
    Mr. William O. Page & Mrs. Phyllis A. Page, in memory of Mr. Laurence P. Cutts
    Ms. Julie R. Conn
    Ms. Katherine D. Davies
    Ms. Rosemarie Ballesteros
    The Mashburn Family, in memory of Mr. Laurence P. Cutts