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WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) applauds the Obama Administration for its May 19 announcement,
Eye allergy symptoms are too often ignored, could lead to dry eye and other problems says fresh water advocate and radio host.
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the White House released its much awaited plan for protecting American pollinators, which identifies key threats, but falls short of
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard (Dick) Rogers, Principal Scientist / Entomologist, Bayer Bee Care Center for Bayer CropScience LP, today issued the
Summer losses eclipse winter losses for the first time on record according to study led by University of Maryland professor COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
Spring dry eye prevention tips will be discussed on next Sharon Kleyne Hour™ Power of Water® radio show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 05, 2015
Crown Bees’ Mother’s Day special features all-in-one kit for raising native bees Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 29, 2015 Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate
An evolutionary mechanism that helped conifers survive for hundreds of millions of years is gradually being lost, and researchers at Brown University think they know why.
Collaboration with Honey Bee Experts Will Identify Tangible Actions to Help Improve the Health of Honey Bee Colonies in the Next Five Years RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 28, 2015
Not good: bees are shown to prefer pesticide-contaminated food, and this could negatively impact the bee population.
Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...
Melissophobia or the fear of bees, from Greek melissa, meaning honey bee and phobos, meaning fear, and sometimes misspelled as melissaphobia and known also as apiphobia, is one of the most common fears among people and is kind of a specific phobia. The majority of the population have been stung by a bee or had friends or family members stung. A child may fall victim to a bee sting while playing outside. The sting can be rather painful and in some individuals results in swelling which might...
Heirloom plants are plants that were grown centuries ago, handed down through the generations, and are still grown today without genetic modification. Heirloom plants maintain their traits year after year even though they are subjected to open pollination. Growing heirlooms is becoming more popular in North America and Europe because of their resistance to disease, pests, and extreme weather. Plants that have been genetically altered through artificial means, otherwise known as hybrids,...
The orchard mason bee (Osmia lignaria), also known as the blue orchard bee, is a species of megachilid bee that is native to North America. Its range extends across the Rocky Mountains, where two subspecies are located. The nests of this species are made in natural hollows in which the bees will make separate rooms for larvae by creating walls with mud. The orchard mason bee can first be seen the early spring months, when temperatures reach about fifty-seven degrees Fahrenheit. Males leave...
The red mason bee (Osmia rufa or Osmia bicornis) is a solitary bee that can be found in a range that includes England, southern areas of Scotland, Sweden, Norway, North Africa, and Iran, among other areas. This species is typically seen during the spring and early summer months, but it can be seen until the end of June. Females hold two horns on top of the head, and a smaller sting than other bee species, while males do not hold horns or a sting. Although the red mason bee is classified...
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