Guêpe Isodontia mexicana

Rédigé le 11 janvier 2018

by Sandy Garland I love this species because it’s so easy to identify, especially if it’s building a nest. I was watching the insect hotel at the ...

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Les abeilles sauvages sortent de l’ombre

Rédigé le 16 Décembre 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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Bee boxes: practical tips and local experience

Rédigé le 16 Décembre 2017

by Sandy Garland Providing nesting sites for bees involves more than just drilling holes in a piece of wood, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Here is some ...

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Putting the garden to bed – while helping pollinators

Rédigé le 16 Décembre 2017

by Renate Sander-Regier During the fall season, many of us are busy putting our gardens to bed for the winter. We often follow the gardening traditions we grew up ...

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Bumblebees and agricultural chemicals – recent research and surprises

Rédigé le 16 Décembre 2017

by Renate Sander-Regier For years, we have been told that wild pollinators (and other insects) suffer from chemicals used in agriculture. Neonicotinoid ...

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Where Monarchs prefer to lay their eggs

Rédigé le 16 Décembre 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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