katie sitting by a hive and holding bees

Kathryn Knowles

Kathryn is one of our Apiary Research Assistants at the HBRC. After volunteering at the HBRC in the fall of 2021, she returned in 2022 and 2023 as a Co-op student with the University of Guelph. Kathryn assists our team in the maintenance and inspection of honey bee colonies, queen rearing, and any research aspirations of the HBRC. Kathryn is completing her final year of Environmental Sciences, with a major in ecology. With no prior experience in beekeeping, she is excited to pursue her newfound interest in entomology!