Author: Michael Perry Bug Rating: I always get books from the library, mainly because I really don’t like spending money when I don’t have to. (Some call this being a “cheap bastard”. Personally, I consider […]
The interwebs are all abuzz (ha!) with a new report that cellphones might be responsible for the losses in honeybee populations. Specifically, the news stories reference this paper: Ved Parkash Sharma and Neelima R. Kumar […]
Amazingly, I had not posted this Eddie Izzard clip yet. I give you: COVERED IN BEES.
And, for a little Friday amusement, a poem that was recently posted on the Entomo-L listserver: The bee is such a busy soul, She has no time for birth control. So that is why at […]
So, this week is National Pollinator Week, and there are lots of neato resources available for free online via the Pollinator Partnership. That’s great. But here is something that I have a great deal of […]
For National Pollinator Week the USDA is promoting People’s Gardens. USDA facilities are invited to begin a garden, or support a community garden. This year bees took up residence on the DC Mall! ‘The People’s […]
Yep, it’s that time of year again! “A World of Pollinators” is the theme for 2010 National Pollinator Week. Here’s a tip: “Island Press Pollinator Special – To celebrate Pollinator Week, Island Press will offer […]
How about a break from ranting and raving? It’s officially SPRING! A bee on a crocus: Thanks to Thomas Binek for the use of his lovely photo.
It starts shipping in late March! ($23.50, plus postage.) Managing Alternative Pollinators: A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers and Conservationists NRAES 186, SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) Handbook 11 A step-by-step, full-color guide for rearing […]