A new video series produced by the Integrated Crop Pollination Project will guide growers through the process of establishing new flowering habitats for bees, from selecting and preparing a good site to seeding and maintaining a successful, diverse, weed-free stand of wildflowers.
What’s a bee to do when there are very few flowers available and it needs a sugar fix? Wild bees may be responding to climate change and urban expansion by relying on insects to get the sweet stuff, according to a study by Joan Meiners, a Ph.D. student in the[…]Read More »
As the Zika virus outbreak spreads, environmental groups and federal officials are increasing their scrutiny of the practice of aerial insecticide spraying to combat the mosquitoes that spread the disease. Read moreRead More »