What is this Cotton fluff?

What is this Cotton fluff?

Tony W. writes  “I found insect pupae embedded by fluff this winter. There was also a stash of plant pollen also wrapped in plant fluff….

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Leafcutter bee emergence-a full report and more!

Leafcutter bee emergence-a full report and more!

Hi Margriet, The first thing I want to mention is that I did compare your Canadian leafcutter bees to some leafcutter bees purchased in the…

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Harvest finds more than one bee species-from Randy J.

Harvest finds more than one bee species-from Randy J.

“I called several days ago concerning solitary bee cocoons in my mason bee house that do not appear to be mason bee cocoons. These cocoons…

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Life is not simple...

Life is not simple…

A healthy garden will have diverse insects looking for free rent.  The little bee flying up to the nest is a megachilid bee – like…

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Pennsylvania brown osmia

Pennsylvania brown osmia

Don reports having both brown cornifrons and black osmia bees living side by side for years.   Great photos Don.  Thanks for sharing

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Oh, how cute!-mason bee boys

Oh, how cute!-mason bee boys

Just for fun. No wonder we call mason bees  cute and friendly!

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