Post-doctoral Researcher, Tufts University & Washington State University
TEDxTufts Speaker, Embracing Science as a Verb
Storyteller, The Story Collider, A Dangerous Job
Publications & Press
Speaking & Outreach
honey bee health
March 21, 2019
Rachael E. Bonoan
I have the pleasure to be a part of the new group, the Tufts Pollinator Initiative (TPI). Our group was recently funded by the Tufts Green Fund to make Tufts University a better place for pollinators!
To learn about our initiative, check out TPI's fir...
September 13, 2018
Back in June, The Xereces Society held a #PicturePerfectPollinator photo contest. In honor of National Pollinator Week, I entered a photo accompanied by a pollinator fact each day.
Just recently, it came to my attention that my photo of a male Puget...
July 26, 2018
Being a small, squishy, slow-moving caterpillar is tough. Caterpillars are a protein-packed snack for carnivorous insects such as wasps and spiders, some ants, and birds.
For my post-doc, I’m studying an ant-caterpillar symbiosis.
A “symbiosis” is an i...
June 24, 2018
For National Pollinator Week, I shared a pollinator photo, accompanied with a pollinator fact, on social media each day. In case you're not on Instagram or Twitter, here are my photos with their fact. I hope you learn something new!
Day 1 of #Nat...
October 17, 2015
This past week I attended the First Annual Protecting Pollinators in Ornamental Landscapes Conference in Hendersonville, NC. When it comes to protecting pollinators, a lot of research focuses on honey bees, pathogens, pesticides, and the current stat...