Pollinators

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 ...

American bumblebee declines in Canada

May 23, 2019

When the once common rusty-patched (Bombus affinis) bumblebee disappeared from Canada by the early 2000s, researchers became worried. What would this mean for less ...
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