Bees On Roofs/Roofs On Bees


This project intends to put bee-hives on a roof on central campus and to also establish a honeybee sanctuary at the Campus Farm. Honeybees are essential to food security and are key to sustainable ecosystems— 1 in 3 bites of food is the direct result of honeybee pollination. This projects aims to raise awareness among students’ of the importance of bees and to partner with professors and classes for research and teaching opportunities. Bees on Roofs/ Roofs on Bees hopes to launch by June 2014 and the project leads are Mike Bianco, a Master’s student in Art and Design, and Parker Anderson, a Master’s Student in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment and Landscape Architecture, in collaboration with UM Bees.