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Posts Tagged: honey bee

What Price Pollination?

Silver wings

What are insect pollinators worth to the global economy? Well, it's a lot less than the Wall Street bailout...er...rescue plan. Recent research published in the journal Ecological Economics  reveals just how important insect...

Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 11:43 AM
Tags: almonds (2), economy (1), honey bee (186), pollination (2), price of pollination (1)

Cute as a Button (Willow)

Heading for the Nectar

A bee on a ball. When it flowers, the button-willow (Cephalanthus occidentalis), also known as willow buttonbush, honey ball, and button ball (oh, that’s so close to butter ball!) attracts honey bees and butterflies like you...

Posted on Friday, September 12, 2008 at 2:19 PM

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