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Florida Wildflower Aug 9
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BeeSip Aug 6
Last Saturday I went back to photograph what is potentially the smallest bee—about 2 mm—in the world the Perdita minima on Euphorbia albomarginata
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Kristal Watrous 🐝 Aug 11
Have a beautiful cellophane bee (Colletes sp.) on fern bush (Chamaebataria millefolium). tan
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Uncommon Sense 3RRR FM Aug 10
To support Dr Katja Hogendoorn and her team's work with the Metallic Green Carpenter Bee, visit this link and make a donation to the , nominating the 'Green Carpenter Bee' as the species you wish to support:
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The Xerces Society Aug 10
This ironweed stem in a home garden was cut back this spring, and now is home to small carpenter bees. Simple steps like this can make your garden better for bees. (Photo: Jennifer Hopwood.)
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Feed The Bees Aug 8
Day 219 ~ Blackberry Crumble for a Sweet Saturday. While the Himalayan blackberry is a , here in B.C., its abundance of blooms does help , and other . Here's one sweet recipe courtesy of . Enjoy!
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Uncommon Sense 3RRR FM Aug 10
Replying to @UncommonSense3R
For more information on the and their conservation project on Kangaroo Island > ‘Jewel of nature’: scientists fight to save a glittering green bee after the summer fires:
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Hella Bee Nerd Aug 10
"Not Too Small for Mites: The This Little Halictus Story". I like to often mention that every scale of flower has an equivalent size bee. That's true of bees and mites, as well. [Alameda, CA 8-02-2020]
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Crown Bees Aug 10
"Support our native bees by planting a variety of bee attracting flowers. The plants provide food and shelter and help attract the native bees to your landscape and bee houses." -
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BeeSip Aug 11
A male Svastra obliqua expurgata who was trying to hunker down for the night. My flash & camera in his face kept waking him up. Pictured here is his dramatic head turn à la Dramatic Gopher   
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Megan Ayers Aug 12
Starting my day off making det labels for bees 🐝🐝 most of which are Augochlora pura, a common but beautiful native Virginia bee! .
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Bunch Farms, LLC Aug 12
How do I look from behind? 💁🏼‍♀️ Are my pollen pants too big? FL is a 🏠 to more than 300 species of native bees! This Halictid bee is super efficient at pollinating native wildflowers!
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Jenny Mullikin Aug 12
Any notice changes to their bees’ behavior or daily schedule after a few days of rain? I’m seeing more orientation flights and confused bees going into the wrong nest
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Hella Bee Nerd Aug 7
Here’s a good illustration of how much difference ground cover makes for native bees. Large buckwheat bush in full bloom; zero bees. Look down to solve the mystery. Wood chips = native bees unable to nest.
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Hella Bee Nerd Aug 10
Replying to @sfbaybees
These were so tiny they were invisible until I looked at the photos full size on a computer. Mites aren't really my department but they appear to be harmless Phoretic mites hitching a ride to a nest where they will act as the cleanup crew.
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Mark J. Nofsinger 🐝🌳🍄🌎🏳️‍🌈 Aug 10
Urban beekeeping can be bad for wild bees | CBC News...urban, suburban, rural, “wilderness”...
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Kit Prendergast Aug 5
What's the to ? Hint: it's not pan traps/bee bowls or vane traps. Read more here on my summary of my paper:
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LLRX Aug 11
are at risk across the U.S. “Buzz Kill” — depicts the beauty and key ecological role played by these bees and shows how industrialized agriculture and its use of honeybee colonies threatens endemic bee species.
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Justin K Cappadonna Aug 9
Check out this interesting video about how to find in western Australia, and how to help them. Thanks .
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jessica james Aug 7
Sounds like you don't know the difference between a bee and a hornet. Many folks don't. As a beekeeper for years, I have never *once* felt that bees were trying to *fuck* me. Get educated or sit down. 🐝
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