Mason bee Tray Harvesting Pictures from Frank

Mason bee Tray Harvesting Pictures from Frank

Thanks Frank for the great pictures.  This will help a lot of folks when they open up their nesting trays. Adult parasitic wasps inside a…

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Ezy-Harvest Tubes live up to their name: Easy!

Ezy-Harvest Tubes live up to their name: Easy!

Cardboard tubes are used as nesting material for mason bees.  Tubes are one of the many different types of nests available for mason bees.  They…

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Stop parasitic wasps by using a net bag

Stop parasitic wasps by using a net bag

From summer to early winter place mason bee homes inside a net bag.  This will prevent your mason bees from being parasitized while they are…

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Parasitic wasp of mason bee cocoons

Parasitic wasp of mason bee cocoons

Margriet, Can you verify that this picture is a Parasitic Wasp (or not)? Thanks. Valeri Wade Wild Bird Chalet 705 Kentucky Street Bellingham, WA 98225…

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Predation by woodpeckers on Galiano island

Predation by woodpeckers on Galiano island

 Frank wrote yesterday:  Hi Margriet .. am forwarding an email (in mauve below) with images that I recently distributed to all the folks on my “Bee…

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Early July- Time to protect Nests from parasitic wasps?

Early July- Time to protect Nests from parasitic wasps?

 Hello, It July 8/12. Is it too early to put a cloth bag over  mason bee boxes to keep out predators? We are in Comox,…

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