Posts Tagged: native bees
Where, oh where, is that first bumble bee of the year? It's about this time of the year when the...
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...
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...
"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...
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)
The boys won't be back in town for awhile. But they will show up. Girls, too. Native pollinator...
Male leafcutter bee, Megachile fidelis, as identified by Robbin Thorp, on coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Male longhorned bee, Melissodes communis, as identified by Robbin Thorp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)