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Bumblebee grooming

Looking at this photograph of a bumblebee with a sprinkling of pollen grains on its head, made me wonder, how often do they groom themselves? Some bumblebees get absolutely covered in pollen! 937 more words

Animal Behaviour

Pollen People

People pressing onward from spring into December

Passing, passing, passengers pass by going nowhere

Creatures carried cross the crescent winds of North America

Pollen passing, passing from Sahara to Siberia… 67 more words


Of People and Parasites

POST BY: Johnica Morrow

It’s a few minutes after 8:00am and I walk into the lab to start another day of research. I turn on my favorite Pandora radio station, … 798 more words


The ACER pollen and charcoal database: a global resource to document vegetation and fire response to abrupt climate changes during the last glacial period

Goni, M.F.S., Desprat, S., Daniau, A., Bassinot, F.C., Polanco-Martinez, J.M., Harrison, S.P., Allen, J.R.M., Anderson, R.S., Behling, H., Bonnefille, R., Burjachs, F., Carrion, J.S., Cheddadi, R., Clark, J.S., Combourieu-Nebout, N., Mustaphi, C.J.C., Debusk, G.H., Dupont, L.M., Finch, J.M., Fletcher, W.J., Giardini, M., Gonzalez, C., … 148 more words

William Gosling

Classic Subject, Vintage Lens

Over the weekend, a very nice lady gave me an old Minolta Rokkor-TC 135mm f4 lens.  This lens is over five decades old.  It was a sunny day yesterday, so it was a good opportunity to test the lens on a classic subject.  200 more words


Help Spring and Fall Allergies with Honey from Local Bees

Beekeeping evokes images of honey farmers in white body suits, wearing hats with netting across their faces as though they planned to make a trip down the aisle. 458 more words


Goldenrod Feast

My backfield takes on a yellow hue when the Goldenrod comes into bloom, and having learned to blame the correct pollen  – ragweed – for my hay fever, I am unreserved in my welcome of it. 74 more words