Neglect your lawn for pollinators

Written on: July 1st, 2018

by Renate Sander-Regier Pollinators like imperfect lawns. They prefer them on the derelict side. Pollinators are, in fact, drawn to lawns that stray from the closely ...

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How solitary wild bees interact with pesticides – starting to fill the research gaps

Written on: April 29th, 2018

by Renate Sander-Regier In almost the same breath one day in April, two important and loosely related announcements were issued regarding wild bees and agricultural ...

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Milkweed muddle: why NOT to plant tropical milkweed

Written on: April 24th, 2018

by Renate Sander-Regier As though they are not already struggling enough (see Threats), Monarch butterflies now face an additional challenge. This new one, ...

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Honeybees and wild bees – problematic dynamics

Written on: February 9th, 2018

by Renate Sander-Regier Initiatives seeking to protect wild pollinators face many challenges – as well as many rewards. One of the most common challenges involves ...

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Les abeilles sauvages sortent de l’ombre

Written on: December 16th, 2017

par Renate Sander-Regier La première étude sur les abeilles sauvages en milieu urbain au Québec présente des résultats fascinants, ainsi qu’une belle surprise ! ...

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Where Monarchs prefer to lay their eggs

Written on: December 12th, 2017

by Renate Sander-Regier Many of us have been diligently planting milkweeds for Monarchs, seeking to provide critical egg-laying sites for the female butterflies and ...

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