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Giro d'Italia cycling and wildlife in Dutch Gelderland

Today, the Giro d’Italia cycling race will start in Apeldoorn city in Gelderland province in the Netherlands. Tomorrow, the cyclists during their second stage will pass the hill depicted in this 28 April 2016 video: the… 153 more words


Bees in insect hotel, video

This video from the Netherlands says about itself (translated):

May 2, 2016

Ton Esmeijer made an insect hotel where builder bees lay their eggs. They close the stem openings with a mixture of sand and saliva.

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California Recreational Dungeness Crab Season Open in Most of Northern California, Commercial Season Opens May 12

Update – 5/4/2016   As of May 2, 2016 the majority of coastline in northern California is now open to recreational Dungeness crab fishing. These areas comprise all the ocean, bay and estuarine waters south of the Humboldt Bay entrance, including the entrance and the waters of Humboldt Bay, and the area north of the southern boundary of… 291 more words


California Fish and Game Commission Adopts the California Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan

At its April 13, 2016 meeting, the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) adopted a California Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan (FMP) that puts into place a cohesive management strategy to guide the future sustainable management of California’s recreational and commercial lobster fisheries, as required by the Marine Life Management Act. 177 more words


Scorpionfly (order Mecoptera)

I’ve heard of dragonflies, and damselflies, but I never knew there was a group of animals called scorpionflies. I know there are some weird insects out there, but crosses between scorpions and flies are not something I’d want to see in person. 357 more words


Beach Tiger Beetle

This is a Northeastern Beach Tiger Beetle (Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis), seen last week in Virginia. The Chesapeake region is their last holdout. They used to live on Long Island beaches, but no longer… 66 more words


Hubbard Fellowship Blog- Marvels in the Mud

This post was written by Evan Barrientos, one of our Hubbard Fellows.  Evan is a talented writer and photographer and I encourage you to check out his  1,015 more words

Prairie Insects