Posts Tagged: native bees
Hear the buzz, feel the buzz, capture the buzz! With your camera! If you're into pollinators, plants and photography, and want to share your work nationally, here's a new project for you. To...
A black-tailed bumble bee (Bombus melanopygus) foraging on Spanish lavender, while a honey bee buzzes in to get her share. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bees lovin' the Spanish lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Where, oh where, is that first bumble bee of the year? It's about this time of the year when the queen black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, and the queen yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus...
A queen black-tailed bumble bee, Bombus melanopygus, foraging on pansies on Jan. 22, 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, on rock purslane. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You may have heard that native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at the University of California, Davis, will give a presentation on native bees at 1:30 p.m. on...
Robbin Thorp with two books he co-authored in 2014. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Professor Robbin Thorp with students from The Bee Course. He is in the third row (far right, standing).
Bee Course instructors from 2013 are (from left) Laurence Packer, York University, Toronto; Terry Griswold, USDA Bee Lab, Logan UT; Steve Buchmann, Tucson, AZ; Robbin Thorp; John Ascher, University of Singapore; Jim Cane, USDA Bee Lab, Logan, UT; Eli Wyman, American Museum of Natural History, NY. Not pictured: Jerome G. Rozen, Jr., AMNH, Course Leader who was unable to participate that year.
Native bee enthusiast Celeste Ets-Hokin of the Bay Area is on a mission: she wants residents to provide habitat for wild bees, including bumble bees, sweat bees, miner bees, mason bees, digger bees...
"Wild Bee Gardens" is the first known conservation app for North American native bees.
A sunflower bee foraging on an echinacea flower. (Photo by Celeste Ets-Hokin)
The European honey bee, also known as the Western honey bee, has been in the United States for s-o-o-o long that we think it's a native. It's not. European colonists brought the honey bee (Apis...
A honey bee and a yellow-faced bumble bee sharing a purple coneflower, Echinacea purpurea. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two's company: A honey bee and a yellow-faced bumble bee forage on Scabiosa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)