Bee Campus USA
Honeycomb and bees at the Berea College apiary

Bee Campus USA

Bee Campus USA

Bee Campus USA is an initiative of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, a nonprofit organization based in Portland, Ore. Its mission is to galvanize communities and campuses to sustain pollinators by providing them with healthy habitats rich in a variety of native plants and free of pesticides. Berea College was officially certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program in 2019. For more information, visit the Bee Campus USA website.

Bee Campus USA Committee

Bee Campus USA Committee meetings occur every third Monday of the month at 1 p.m.; Meetings are currently held virtually.

  • Teri Thompson, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Chair of the Bee Campus USA Committee
  • John Abrams, Naturalist/Research Technician
  • Rosemarie Adams, Landscape Specialist
  • Dr. Nancy Gift, associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Chair of the Sustainability & Environmental Studies Department
  • Kenny Holbrook, High Tunnel and Equipment Improvement Associate: Horticulture
  • Laurie Roelofs, First Lady
  • Wendy Warren, Forestry Outreach Center Coordinator
  • Dewey Williams, Grounds Superintendent
  • Rose Cottrill, Landscape Specialist
  • Ashe Hacker, SI/LADO Program Associate