Pollinators

How does the bee cross the road?

July 21, 2021

They may be tiny and sky bound but it turns out bees have just as much difficulty crossing busy roads in Michigan as larger species that make use of crossing ...

U.S.-Mexico border a native bee hot spot

July 1, 2021

About 500 bee species —14% of all of the bee species known in the United States — can be found in the Chihuahuan Desert at the border of the U.S. and Mexico. ...

Bark beetle outbreaks benefit wild bees

October 28, 2020

While bark beetle outbreaks can be problematic for western forests, they may actually be a boon to wild bee populations. “These large natural disturbances should ...

Monarchs prefer pesticide-free milkweed

July 30, 2020

Milkweed covered in pesticide cocktails repels egg-laying monarchs and their larvae — but the extent of chemical use in some areas may leave the butterflies with ...
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