Six Inch Petri dishes and How to use them.

Six Inch Petri dishes and How to use them.

Six inch diameter petri dishes are very handy to have when keeping mason bees, especially when storing cocoons.  Winter storage of cocoons containing live bees can be…

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Discovery of new Sweat Bee Species

Discovery of new Sweat Bee Species

Researcher discovers 11 new sweat bee species, four in New York City area Alfonso emailed me today and let me know about this interesting research. …

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Andrena colony update

Andrena colony update

Here is an update from researcher Mike “We would very much appreciate if you could place a request on your blog. Coastal B.C. would be…

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Researcher is looking for Andrena bee ground nesting colonies

Researcher is looking for Andrena bee ground nesting colonies

This researcher would like assistance with locating a ground nesting colony of Andrena bees.  (Stylopized bees are parasitized bees).  If you have seen any ground…

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