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2014-05-25 05:39:39

Garrett Staas for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Honey bees are able to help promote growth within their environment by spreading pollen and feeding on nectar, and according to a new study, bees are able to dance in order to tell their brethren where the nearest and most pollen rich sources can be found. Researchers from Europe call it the "waggle dance," which the bees use to convey specific information, including distance and direction, of sources for foraging. By...

2012-09-21 23:02:59

The Mohawk Valley Trading Company would like to announce that their regular 2012 Goldenrod Honey is now available in 1lb glass jars for $10.00 each. The Mohawk Valley Trading Company (MVTC) offers the highest quality honey and maple syrup they can produce. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 The Mohawk Valley Trading Company would like to announce that their regular 2012 Goldenrod Honey is now available in 1lb glass jars for $10.00 each. Goldenrod honey can be dark and strong due to...

Early Snow Melts Mean Fewer Butterflies
2012-03-16 10:24:51

Long-term data suggests that an early snow melt in the Rocky Mountains starts a chain reaction that ends with decreased butterfly population. Biologists from Stanford University conducted the research on the Mormon Fritillary butterfly at Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL). According to the data, when snow melts early in the Rocky Mountains, fewer flowers bloom; When fewer flowers bloom, nectar becomes less available. This, in turn, means that fewer butterflies are born. This...

2009-02-26 07:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a honey of a garden, the judges unanimously agreed. The Sausalito-based Sibbett Group created a series of interconnected gardens with such names as "Honeycomb Hideout," "Nectar Nook" and "Pollinator Patch" to win the international bee-friendly garden design competition, a gift to the University of California, Davis, from the Haagen-Dazs(R) brand. The design, the work of landscape architects Donald Sibbett and Ann F. Baker, interpretative...

2008-07-28 09:00:55

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. _ A young bunny munching on grass is barely aware of the audience he attracts while he eats lunch. Bees buzz everywhere. A butterfly lands on a flower to sit and sip a while. It's yet another day in the new Habitat Garden at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Va., and designer Denise Greene is happy with what she sees. The 15,000-square-foot area, built in partnership with the National Wildlife Federation, is a teaching garden that helps theme park visitors learn about...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'