The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), Insect Prevention and Management (IPPM) program, is deeply committed to protecting and promoting pollinator communities vital to the state’s agricultural and natural landscapes. The IPPM program has become increasingly involved in pollinator related activities:
Every person who owns, or is in charge of, five or more colonies of bees located within the state or Oregon, must register their hives with the Oregon Department of Agriculture. If you currently own less than five hives you are not required to register your bees at this time.
Bee identification and protection