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2017 North American Mite-A-Thon
« on: August 15, 2017, 05:47:00 AM »
http://pollinator.org/miteathon
The Pollinator Partnership is hosting a national effort to collect data in North American over the one week period beginning September 9, 2017.  The info collected will be posted on www.mitecheck.com.
This sounds like a worthwhile effort with no cost to the beekeeper.  As good beekeepers, we were all going to do mite checks anyway. Right?  This means taking a few minutes to report your findings.
I'm going to participate.  How about you?
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Re: 2017 North American Mite-A-Thon
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2017, 01:39:11 PM »
Baker thanks for posting this. there is a problem with the 2nd link.
https://bip2.beeinformed.org/mitecheck let see if this one works.
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Re: 2017 North American Mite-A-Thon
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2017, 01:44:52 PM »
Will be interesting to watch the map and see where and at what levels the infestation rates are.
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Re: 2017 North American Mite-A-Thon
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2017, 05:12:01 AM »
Thanks for the help, apis.