What has six legs and creates art?
That’s true of all the competitors in a new garden art competition In Ontario. Continue Reading →
MSU entomologist Rufus Isaacs talks about declining bee populations, and that Michigan bees that pollinate the state’s blueberry, cherry and apple crops. Continue Reading →
It’s a complex world. How best to explain it? That’s the challenge facing journalists – particularly those who cover the environment. Technology increases our communication tools. But can we also use less techy techniques? Continue Reading →
Insecticides used on corn and soybeans are linked to honeybee colony deaths. But there may be other factors to blame. Continue Reading →
It’s not often that an invasive species is welcomed into its host community. But some northern Michigan beekeepers want to keep spotted knapweed around because honey bees collect nectar from it. Continue Reading →
Colony collapse disorder is a scientific mystery in which bees suddenly disappear from their hives.
Large research projects are underway to determine the causes.
Scientists are looking at food sources, nutrition, diseases, viruses and parasites. Continue Reading →
(MI) Grand Rapids Press – Beekeepers tend farm and backyard hives for the honey, to help pollinate gardens to earn cash and because they like bees. (more…) Continue Reading →