Tag: <span>agroecology</span>

Leadership in the Field of Pollinator Conservation in Massachusetts Cranberry Bogs

  A large percentage of the world’s cranberries are produced in the United States, and Massachusetts is a leading producer among the states. Cranberries depend on pollination, and the current decline of many bee species in the northeast has increased the importance of research and leadership in the field of …

Flowers for insects: fostering synergies between beneficial insects and farms

I have always been enamored with the way farming unites people with the natural world. So it’s fitting that the internship I got to inform my graduate work at Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy¬†would be on a farm focused on maintaining synergy with nature. Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program …