Leafcutters in the Corner Pollinator Garden

Written on: July 15th, 2019

by Sandy Garland While some of us are looking in vain for bees in our backyards – because of the slow start to spring – Berit Erickson writes about the ...

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Canada Day pollinators

Written on: July 12th, 2019

by Sandy Garland I read about a country-wide Canada Day bioblitz and decided to forego fireworks for a day in the country trying to photograph 152 (Canada’s ...

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Bumble bee imposter

Written on: July 2nd, 2019

by Sandy Garland The other day, Berit sent me a photo of a bumble bee carrying another one. She wondered about this behaviour: why? how? She wrote: “I saw what ...

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Finding pollinators at the FWG

Written on: June 30th, 2019

by Sandy Garland, photos by Sandy and Fatiha Dia Hantchi On 29 June, our brilliant Ottawa U student colleagues, Luca Fiorindi, Mira Kindra, Alysha Riquier, and Gia ...

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Creating pollinator habitat from scratch

Written on: June 28th, 2019

by Sandy Garland The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) has embarked on an ambitious project to plant large areas of roadsides and rights-of-way with native ...

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Agapostemons in the Corner Pollinator Garden

Written on: June 26th, 2019

by Berit Erickson (reproduced with permission from Berit’s web site: Ottawa cousins of Toronto’s unofficial bee) This week, while I was supposed to be ...

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