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Posts Tagged: Xerces Society

Native Bee Calendar Focuses on 'Pin-Up Girls'--and Boys

Spectacular Photography

Humans aren't the only calendar pin-up models. Think native bees. Think the 2010 Native Bees Calendar. The Xerces Society and the Great Sunflower Project have joined forces to produce a calendar showcasing 12 commonly found native bees. You'll be...

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2009 at 7:05 PM

Ogling the Agapanthus

Sweat Bee

Seems like many folks assume that all bees are "honey bees." They're not. If you look around you, you'll see bees of all shapes, colors and sizes nectaring flowers. And they're not all honey bees (Apis mellifera)! The one below, as identified by...

Posted on Friday, July 24, 2009 at 6:22 PM

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