We can learn a lot from insects, especially when a predator ambushes its prey.An ambush, as defined by Wikipedia "is a long-established military tactic in which the aggressors (the ambushing force)...
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.--Nathaniel Hawthorne Maybe not "alight upon you," but...
The Eyes Have It
It hasn't been a good year for honey bees, no thanks to colony collapse disorder, but it has been a good year for the release of educational information.The latest edition of The Bee Health Update, a...
Inside the Tube
The yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) may be one of the most underappreciated pollinators. You see it buzzing around lavender, lupine, California poppies, mustard and other plants. But...
Foraging Bumble Bee
First it was the California poppies. Then the lupine.And now it's coreopsis, aka tickseed.It's seasonal blooming at the Campus Buzzway, a quarter-acre wildflower garden planted last fall at the Harry...
Trio of Banners
Bee on Coreopsis