Bees

Sowing seeds for pollinators

November 23, 2016

Pollinators at several special sites will be buzzing with excitement come spring thanks to wildflower plantings taking place this fall. As part of The Wildlife ...

The good bacteria are in the flowers

September 28, 2016

Flowers might be a hot spot for transmission of bacteria to bees, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to recent research. As part of a study ...

Why are bees such a hot topic?

August 30, 2016

Chances are you’ve come across a news story or research study focusing on the issue of honey bee health recently. It’s an important topic, and for good reason. ...

Pollution may send pollinators off-course

July 21, 2016

For pollinating insects, the scent of a flower is no mere sensory treat. It is a beacon showing the way to essential resources. But air pollution can destroy those ...

How an emoji can help pollinators

July 15, 2016

Pollinators play an important role in our everyday lives, contributing to the cultivation of our favorite fruits and vegetables and the beautiful landscapes we ...

Wetland bees in the spotlight

June 30, 2016

Although Pollinator Week just ended, bees in Arkansas are still going strong, and so is an ambitious research project documenting them, the University of ...
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