Content tagged "native bees"

Collecting and Identifying Bees

Bee Health Updated: September 03, 2014

Collecting and identifying bees can be a fun and educational activity for all ages. It can also be an effective way to monitor ecological change and effects...

The Managed Pollinator CAP after Three Years: Highlights and Emerging Trends

Bee Health Updated: January 28, 2013

CAP Updates: 23Last August the leaders of the Managed Pollinator CAP http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu/ submitted a 96-page progress report to USDA as part of our...

Nest Location in Bumble Bees: Effect of Landscapes and Insecticides

Bee Health Updated: May 14, 2012

CAP Updates: 22Jointly published in the American Bee Journal and in Bee Culture, December 2011.Bumble bees are able to readily relocate their nest following...

Wild Bee Status and Evidence for Pathogen Spillover with Honey Bees

Bee Health Updated: February 20, 2012

  CAP Updates: 12by ANNA MORKESKI and ANNE L. AVERILL University of Massachusetts/AmherstFor pollination services in the majority of fruit and vegetable...

The Logan BeeMail Shelter

Bee Health Updated: February 03, 2011

Abstract: An affordable, durable, portable nesting shelter will be useful to manage cavity-nesting bees for agricultural pollination. A design is described...

The Plight of the Bees

Bee Health Updated: December 02, 2010

A new article in Environmental Science and Technology (The Plight of the Bees) describes bee decline in the context of honey bees, native bees, and Colony...

Characters used in Identifying Bees

Bee Health Updated: September 07, 2010

This page provides examples of morphological characters used to identify bees. To observe these characters, a dissecting microscope with a light source is...

Bee Pollinators in Your Garden

Bee Health Updated: April 09, 2010

Publication Distributed by the American Association of Professional Apiculturalists Bee Pollinators in Your Garden is the newest publication of the American...

Identification of Native Bees

Bee Health Updated: March 04, 2010

Common Eastern Bumble Bee Abundance: Very common Range: Broadly throughout Eastern US Season: March –November Sociality: Eusocial Typical Flight...

How can I help native pollinators in my area?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

What plants in my vegetable garden attract or need bees?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

What nesting substrates can I prepare for blue orchard bees and other cavity-nesting bees?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

How do I take care of squash bees?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

What is a "pollen bee" or a "non-apis bee"?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

Are their any ecological concerns about the commercialization of native bees?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

How do I determine which plants are “best” for attracting native bees in my particular area?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

What technical and financial support is available to farmers who want to conserve native bee crop pollinators on their land?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

What contribution do native bees make to crop production?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

I've heard of mason bees and leafcutting bees, what are they?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

Can I enhance populations of native leafcutting and mason bee species in my area?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

How can I raise and manage my leafcutting or mason bees?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

How do I make a nest for leafcutting and mason bees?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

Can I purchase leafcutting or mason bees for pollination?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

How can I use mason bees for pollinating my fruit?

Bee Health Updated: November 10, 2009

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