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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. (Read More…)

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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 (Read More…) (Read More…)

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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 (Read More…) (Read More…)

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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. (Read More…)

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With Giving Day, Advancement starts a new tradition at Mason

Holding a Giving Day expresses our belief in the power of broad-based support, especially from alumni. It’s also a reminder that each and every person (Read More…) (Read More…)

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Perilla’s Work Featured in New Book

Congratulations to German Perilla, director of George Mason University’s Honey Bee Initiatve. Perilla authored an article in the newly released book Tropical Conservation: Perspectives on (Read More…) (Read More…)

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The Bee’s Knees: Mason Beehives Involved in Collaborative Art Project

Faculty and staff of George Mason University were minding their own beeswax all summer. As part of the Living Hive Project, (Read More…)

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NBC4 Washington Visits the George Mason Honey Bee Initiative

George Mason University students partake in an initiative to help the honeybees. Photojournalist Beth Brown has the report. (Read More…)

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Mason Hives Abuzz with Research

The Mason Honey Bee Initiative (HBI) was active this summer with a variety of hive-related research. These research projects are designed to explore indicators of (Read More…) (Read More…)

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The Amazon in the Modern World

This July, eight George Mason University students joined New Century College’s German Perilla on an Amazonian adventure, learning the basic principles of sustainable beekeeping and (Read More…) (Read More…)

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Take a Moment to think about: Sustainability

This video, by Lisa Struckmeyer, takes a look at Sustainability Beekeeping and introduces photos of the new apiary on the Fairfax campus of George Mason (Read More…) (Read More…)

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Honey Bee Initiative goes to the Amazon

Mason’s Honey Bee Initiative will be offering a new course that goes to the Amazon Rainforest to teach local communities beekeeping. (Read More…)

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The Importance of the Amazon in the Modern World: July 7 – 21, 2015

This fifteen-day course will explore how the exceptional diversity of the Amazon River Basin effects the way human communities interact with their environment. In this (Read More…) (Read More…)

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Buzzing Ambassadors Welcome Mason Families

From October 17-19, George Mason University and New Century College (NCC) will welcome all to the university’s annual Family Weekend celebration. (Read More…)