Selby Plains/Atlantis Pollinator Garden: end of season report

Written on: October 9th, 2020

by Dave Adams, photos by Nancy The first season of the Westboro Beach Community Association-sponsored pollinator garden is coming to a close and the garden is being ...


On the lookout for an endangered bumble bee

Written on: August 7th, 2020

by Alysha Riquier With fieldwork cancelled or pushed back for many this summer, community science became an important tool for submitting observations. Stay-at-home ...


Vanier all aflutter with new pollinator project

Written on: July 29th, 2020

by Lisa Medd Butterflies and native bees are being welcomed to touch down in Vanier and make it their home. This spring, Vanier became part of the Canada-wide ...


Building local native seed markets

Written on: March 6th, 2020

by Jennifer Line Note: this is an excerpt from a longer blog post by Jennifer Line on the Canadian Wildlife Federation web site. Please also read the full version ...


Down to the nitty gritty: creating the Churchill Alternative School butterfly garden

Written on: February 22nd, 2020

by Berit Erickson Once I had created a successful pollinator garden of my own [see Berit’s Corner Pollinator Garden], I began to see prime locations for ...


The real dirt on bees, honey, and hype

Written on: February 17th, 2020

by Sandy Garland; photos from, used with permission Not a week goes by without another bee hive installed by an organization or person who thinks ...