Beneficial wasp pupae inside a mason bee nesting tunnel

Beneficial wasp pupae inside a mason bee nesting tunnel

Hartley R. from Vancouver BC, forwarded me a photo taken by Daryl A. from Vancouver, BC and asked for some feedback.  This blue nesting tray (an Eco-Quicklock…

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Mason Bees,Resin bees and leafcutter bees

Mason Bees,Resin bees and leafcutter bees

This is how some insects overwinter, protected from the winter elements and predators, until the following spring.  When you open  routered nesting tunnels or Beediverse…

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Summer Solitary bees including Resin Bees

Summer Solitary bees including Resin Bees

A great photo by Mike N. of Vancouver, BC.  It shows 3 out of 4 occupied nesting tunnels. The three occupied nesting tunnels are full…

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Summer mason bees that use masticated leaves for nest partitions

Summer mason bees that use masticated leaves for nest partitions

Happy new Year! A great way of learning about bees and insects is to have a close look at what other critters are using the…

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