Welcome to Don Coats’ Website

Don Coats in meadow
Don Coats

Welcome to Don Coats’ website. Don is a retired veterinarian, beekeeper and meadow maker who works with other citizen scientists monitoring the health and behavior of bees, both honey bees and native bees. Working with bee clubs and community advocates they strive to improve honey bee husbandry and influence cultural habits toward accountable land stewardship favoring native habitats.

Finding Your Way Around This Site

Don displays new information here in blog posts that are displayed on this front page, the most recent on top. Blog posts are listed in categories in a drop-down menu at the foot of this page.  Just scroll down to access it.

Please leave comments and questions

You’re welcome to leave comments and questions at the bottom of posts. Don will answer when he’s not out making meadows or tending his bee hives. You can also contact him via the Contact Don page.  Don doesn’t work alone.  You can read more about his colleagues in the Delaware Native Pollinator Project on the About page.

2 thoughts on “Welcome to Don Coats’ Website”

  1. Hi Don,
    You might still remember me from Baton Rouge and we tlked at dinner about bees and microscopes and EAS when I was in your class on pollen and nosema.
    I wanted to ask if you would be available to teach a microscope class at the Ohio State Beekeepers Fall Conference? It’s November 3, 2018 in Plain City, Ohio. Last year we had over 600 attendees and this year I’m hoping for 700!
    Peggy Garnes,
    VP Ohio State Beekeepers
    330-723-6265 call, text or email

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