Beekeeper, Program Manager
Ana Heck learned how to keep bees in Nicaragua while apprenticing on an organic farm and working with a women's beekeeping cooperative. She joined the University of Minnesota Bee Squad in 2014, where she enjoys working with bees, beekeepers, and the public. Heck manages apiaries, provides hands-on and classroom training to beekeepers, and is involved in managing Bee Squad outreach and Extension programs. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Philosophy and Spanish from Creighton University.