Backyard Orchard News
Honey bees, bumble bees, hover flies, parasitoids and common houseflies aren't the only visitors...
Picture-winged fly (Ceroxys latiusculus) (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Upside down, a picture-winged fly (Ceroxys latiusculus) on a nectarine tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ready for take-off, a picture-winged fly steadies its wings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Xerces Society scientists just developed a first-of-its-kind conservation strategy summarizing the...
Black-Faced Bumble Bee
Research entomologist Terry Griswold of the USDA-ARS (U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural...
Folks accustomed to seeing only honey bees (which are non-natives) buzzing around their yard...
Yolo County Bee Collection
Metallic Green Sweat Bee
It's a peach of a tree, but it isn't a peach. It's a nectarine, a close variety of the peach--the...
Bee in Nectarine Blossoms
Pollen-Packing Honey Bee