Tag: native species

Bee Basics

I realized that I had posted about this new publication on Twitter, but not here–this must be remedied ASAP! A beautiful publication was recently released by the USDA Forest Service and the Pollinator Partnership: Bee […]

Pollinator Week 2009: Homes for pollinators

Homebuggarden commented earlier this week: “Has anyone come across a good source of information on providing nest support for alternative pollinators such as bumblebees, digger bees, and the like?” Indeed, I have!  Xerces has an […]

Pollinator Action Alert: Farm Bill in Senate

I got an email recently from the Xerces Society about some senatorial action: “Please contact your Senators and ask them to sign on to a letter by Senator Boxer in support of vital research on […]

Interesting new native bee research

The posts I wrote on colony collapse disorder, or “disappearing bee disease” continue to get traffic, so I wanted to mention this interesting new paper: Native bees provide insurance against ongoing honey bee losses “One […]