Leafcutter bees and their emergence

Leafcutter bees and their emergence

People are quite excited about being able to buy Leafcutter bees cocoons, since it is a bee that pollinates summer crops. People that already have…

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All about birds

All about birds

  Joe showed me some interesting stuff the other day.  This is a chickadee bird house.  But this year it was used by some nuthatches. …

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How is this for colour!  Yum!

How is this for colour! Yum!

  Rainbow jello!  Yum.  Made by Margaret at the Cameron Center.   Merry Xmas everyone.

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Pink grub on the move-movie

Pink grub on the move-movie

Hello, Just candled a lot of cocoons and found these interesting items.  Took the photo with a penny for scale.  The pink grub I guess…

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News from Vienna-by Stana

News from Vienna-by Stana

Dear Dr Dogterom,  Please let me know what the grub is in the photo.  At first I thought that this pale yellow grub was a…

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Bees not the only pollinators in town

Bees not the only pollinators in town

Farmers who use pesticides that spare bees but kill other insects might be ignoring important sources of crop pollination, according to an Australian-led international study….

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