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Northern Virginia Magazine: One person’s trash is another person’s honeybee sanctuary

When you think of trash, bees probably don’t come to mind—unless you’re at a Lorton landfill. George Mason University’s Honey Bee Initiative is partnering with Fairfax County to convert mowed land at the I-95 Landfill Complex in Lorton into meadows that are ideal for honeybee pollination.

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Washingtonian Magazine: How a Team of Professors Is Trying to Save the World’s Crops

Germán Perilla, director of George Mason University’s Honey Bee Initiative, reaches his bare hand into a hive and pulls out a rack of honeycombs swarming with stingers. The bee whisperer, as his colleagues call him…

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InsideNOVA: N.Va. foundation’s cash to aid bee initiative at George Mason

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia recently presented a grant of $25,000 to the George Mason University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Honey Bee Initiative.

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NBC4 Washington: Inside the Hive in Search of the Queen Bee

Millions of bees are thriving at the bee project by George Mason University and the Lorton landfill. Go inside the hive in search of the queen.

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NBC4 Washington Showcases How Honey Bee Initiative Helps Fight Endangerment

George Mason University’s Honey Bee Initiative is giving a home to thousands of bees at the Lorton landfill. They will be studied to help fight their endangerment.

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Fox5 Covers Mason’s Bee Sanctuary in Lorton

A George Mason University bee sanctuary coming to Lorton, Virginia, is creating quite the buzz.

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WJLA ABC7 Highlights Honey Bee Initiative I-95 Landfill Project

George Mason University partners with Fairfax County and Covanta to create a honey bee sanctuary at the I-95 landfill in Lorton. Students partake in an initiative to help the honeybees. Bureau Chief Jeff Goldberg has the report.

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New program gives more honey bees a home

The School of Business and College of Science are partnering with Fairfax County for the Honey Bee Initiative, installing an apiary and planting wildflowers to rehabilitate part of the I-95 landfill.

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What’s the Buzz? NBC4 Showcases Bees Coming to Lorton Landfill

The George Mason University bee initiative program is creating a bee sanctuary at the Lorton landfill.