We have Bee Hives On Our Roof? Honey bees are one of the most vital species on our planet, and MSU students and faculty have united to help - we are working together to create a safe habitat for honey bees to live and flourish on the Bailey Hall GREENroof! Look up - You can … Continue reading Roof Top Bees at Bailey Hall
Did you know bees are the most important pollinators of our fruits, vegetables, and flowers, as well as crops like alfalfa hay that feed the farm animals that humans rely on? In the last 10 years though, crop production has increased while bee populations have plummeted due to the elimination of cover crops, large-scale monoculture practices, an increase in pesticides that are toxic to bees, and Colony Collapse Disorder.
By Liz Brajevich The Worm Team at Michigan State began composting in the Bailey Greenhouse in 2012. The Be Spartan Green Student Project Fund funds this new program. Granted $5,000, the worm team set up three vermicomposting bins. Worms are breaking down food scraps from the Brody Cafeteria and turning them into a nutrient rich … Continue reading Worms, Worms, Worms!