Tag: california

A different kind of bee disaster

A truckload of bee hives overturns in California: “A big rig loaded with 440 colonies …. populated by 8 million bees flipped over onto its side on the onramp to northbound 99, scattering countless numbers […]

Mating Disruption, Pheromones, and Paranoia

Yesterday, I posted a new episode in the “Ask an Entomologist” series. My regular readers (we’re up to 8!) were probably thinking “Gosh, why is Bug-girl writing this long post? Isn’t she hugely overworked at […]