bumble bees

Putting a number to bee habitat

October 15, 2018

When Rick Johnstone went about improving bee habitat in a utility easement at Maryland’s Patuxent Wildlife Refuge, he could see the difference taking place on the ...

How well are we safeguarding bee species?

September 14, 2018

The following is adapted from an article previously published by Bayer. For more than 20 years, pesticide safety testing has included a battery of tests on the ...

How bumble bees balance their diet

July 12, 2016

When bumble bees go foraging, they are seeking more than a pretty flower. The insects select pollen with just the right nutrients, preferring a protein-to-fat ratio ...