Large paper wasp nest

Large paper wasp nest

This wasp nest likely belongs to a very large colony of bald faced hornets. They are good predators for a garden.  Caution though, if these…

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What is this insect?

What is this insect?

  Margriet, I’m sending you to pics of this giant that was in our campsite in Terrace BC two years ago.  You can see how…

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Beneficial wasps-with photo from Larry

Beneficial wasps-with photo from Larry

It is right in the middle of the mason bee season now.  Stores have stocked up with product and individual customers buy from us direct.   When it…

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Ground nesting Bees in a school yard

Ground nesting Bees in a school yard

Ground nesting bees usually emerge in June when soil temperatures increase from the cooler spring temperatures.  These bees are often more than a foot down in the…

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Ground nesting bees in a local school ground

Ground nesting bees in a local school ground

A neighbour of mine reminded me of the local ground nesting bees at her school.  Some pictures were taken and we should be able to…

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