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Posts tagged pollinators

March 3, 2014

Follow The Buzz 

A bee fitted with a homing device gathers nectar

Sleuths Track Bugged Bees To Smoke Out Colony Collapses

Scientists in Tasmania are tracking bees with tiny wireless devices in an effort to understand why hives are collapsing.

January 29, 2014

Save The Bees 

A honeybee slumps on a leaf

Beekeepers Seek More Sway Over New Pesticides

Beekeepers are pushing the EPA to consider impact on pollinators when reviewing new pesticides.

September 12, 2013

Not Buzzed 

Bees gathering pollen

More Research Links Pesticides With Bee Disease

New research has shown for the first time a strong link between some fungicides and sick bees.

April 13, 2013

Sounds of Spring 

marshall strawberry plants

Pollinators, Art With Strawberry Plants, Vegan Cinco De Mayo

If you build it, they will come. Or, at least that's what the Bloomington Community Orchard hopes! And, we're cooking an all-vegan Cinco de Mayo.

September 20, 2012

Green Thumb 

pea shoots

Drought Be Damned, Plant Your Fall Garden

Stephanie Solomon says protecting your soil is key to maintaining a healthy garden during lousy weather. She tells us other tips for fall gardening success.

May 5, 2012

Plant Foods 

sombrero

Thinking Vegan, Thanking Pollinators

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, we present four vegan recipes. And, pollinators are the topic of new research and a volunteer project at the community orchard.

May 3, 2012

Nature's Hardest Workers 

apple orchard

The Birds And The Bees Of Pollinating An Orchard

Volunteers for the Bloomington Community Orchard are working hard to attract pollinators by building honeybee hives, mason bee homes and bird houses.

July 10, 2011

Green Thumb 

underside of a bat house hanging from a tree

Beginnger’s Guide To Gardening: Pollinators At Work

There are a plethora of animals that enjoy regular visits to your garden, and not all of them are pesky marauders.

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