A great article in the Wall Street Journal about a newly discovered native bee in New York City, Lasioglossum gotham, that sips sweat from humans:
Added by Info NMBKA on April 29, 2012 at 7:58pm — No Comments
Hi everyone, we had a fantastic Board Meeting for NMBKA last night and here are some of the highlights:
-We are working on the final planning stages for bringing Michael Bush to New Mexico on July 7th. Many thanks to John Gagne for for being persistent. It took a few years to finally get a date and location for our upcoming lecture.
-Check your inboxes in early July, our next newsletter will be in a digital…Continue
Added by Info NMBKA on April 28, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
There is a woman who has bees in her log cabin in Thoreau. If anybody is that area and is interested in removing them, you can find more information on our facebook page. Barry Digman is the contact.
Added by Info NMBKA on April 24, 2012 at 7:41am — No Comments
Jessie, last time we met you suggested I post the free pollinator App info to the site so here it is:
The Pollinator Partnership has an extensive list of bee friendly plants for many regions throughout the U.S. And they also have a free App which you can download to your smart phone which has a list of plants in your zip code...very cool stuff!
Added by Info NMBKA on April 23, 2012 at 12:40pm — No Comments
Thought it would be fun to post a swarm photo montage, since it's that time of year! Do you have any good photos to share?!…Continue
Added by Jessie Brown on April 21, 2012 at 6:23am — No Comments
Here are 2 articles which may be of interest, one from the New York Times of April 15, about helping Afghan farmers
and another from the Wall Street Journal, of April 9, about learning new things later in life, particularly beekeeping.…Continue
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A controversial new study of honeybee deaths has deepened a bitter dispute over whether the developed world’s most popular pesticides are causing an ecological catastrophe.
Researchers led by biologist Chensheng Lu of Harvard University report a direct link between hive health and dietary exposure to imidacloprid, a so-called neonicotinoid pesticide linked to …Continue
Added by Info NMBKA on April 12, 2012 at 5:40pm — No Comments