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Recently, Joe and I were sitting in a golf cart in the middle of a fairway when we saw a cloud of something approaching us. It was a swarm of honeybees. 40 more words


State Reports Increased Bear Attacks On Beehives, Livestock

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State officials say Connecticut has seen an increasing number of bear attacks on livestock and beehives.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection issued a release Thursday saying there have been more than a dozen reports this year of bears attacking livestock and killing goats, sheep, chickens and rabbits. 73 more words


Bee News: New Queens and Our First Split!

Happy Dance ! The new Queen is installed. We had a very good experience with the gentleman we bought from – one of the nucs had a weak queen and he immediately sent us a replacement. 359 more words


That Amazing Moment

This was me capturing the live emergence of a female Red Mason Bee (Osmia rufa). I was simultaneously shell-shocked and so VERY excited!

A little bit of back story. 238 more words


Design and Testing of a National Pollinator and Pollination Monitoring Framework - report published today

This morning there were swifts flying above the garden – summer’s here!  As if on cue, the eagerly anticipated report on “Design and Testing of a National Pollinator and  324 more words


Bird Song

The other day I made a post on my FB page about birdsong. Basically it was just the difference between the chorus at work and then at home. 125 more words


Kefir, Chickens, and Garden Pics

Chickens love kefir.  I do too, but I always have more than I can drink, myself, so I started giving the extra to the chooks.  306 more words