Cavity nesters: who are they and what are they doing now

Written on: November 7th, 2021

by Lydia Wong This post is an excerpt from updates sent to those following Lydia’s research project on the effects of urban warming on cavity-nesting insects. If ...

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Where do pollinators go in winter?

Written on: March 18th, 2018

by Renate Sander-Regier On this late-winter morning, with snowflakes swirling outside the window, thoughts turn to the bees, flies, moths, beetles, and butterflies ...

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Putting the garden to bed – while helping pollinators

Written on: December 12th, 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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Bee boxes: practical tips and local experience

Written on: December 8th, 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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