City Hall bee hotel is back in business!

Written on: July 12th, 2021

by Amy MacPherson The City Hall bee hotel is back in business, with a touch of rainbow colours this year in honour of Pride Month! Ottawa’s Mayor proclaimed ...

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City Hall pollinator garden – year 1 in review

Written on: November 25th, 2019

by Amy MacPherson (reproduced, with permission, from the Pollinators page on the City of Ottawa web site) In June 2019, the City of Ottawa established a small ...

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Students meet pollinators

Written on: June 10th, 2019

by Mira K.K., photos by Edgar Rene Hernandez & students In early May, Renate Sander-Regier, a professor in the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics ...

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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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Grass-carrying Wasp (Isodontia mexicana)

Written on: January 11th, 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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