Campus walks for pollinators

Written on: June 21st, 2018

By Megan McAulay What types of bees live in urban environments? What can we do to better support them? These were the questions that motivated our campus pollinator ...

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Solitary bee hotels in Ottawa

Written on: June 13th, 2018

by Gabriel Gauthier During the week of May 7 to 11, 22 high school students took part in a uOttawa mini-course entitled “Biodiversity: Yours to Discover!” offered by ...

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The private lives of our native bees: talk and walk

Written on: May 21st, 2018

by Lynn Ovenden, photos by Renate Sander-Regier Bees are big this year. On May 12, the Wild Pollinator Partners network, led by Sandy Garland and Renate ...

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Bee box workshops

Written on: April 27th, 2018

by Sandy Garland Our first events of 2018 were two workshops to build Mason Bee boxes, held on Sunday afternoons, April 8 and 15, and we couldn’t be more ...

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2018 Pollination Guelph symposium

Written on: April 12th, 2018

by Renate Sander-Regier and Sandy Garland This year’s Pollination Guelph symposium took place on March 10 in Guelph. It offered presentations, workshops, displays, a ...

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A silent work force

Written on: November 9th, 2017

by Sandy Garland Notes on a talk by Dr. Jeff Skevington, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, 14 September 2017 Jeff started by showing us a number of newspaper and ...

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