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Those Disappearing Western Monarchs

Monarchs on the fly in a Vacaville, Calif., pollinator garden in September 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's good to see butterflies, especially monarchs, getting so much press. Now let's see if we can press the issue. The Washington Post just...

Monarchs on the fly in a Vacaville, Calif., pollinator garden in September 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarchs on the fly in a Vacaville, Calif., pollinator garden in September 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarchs on the fly in a Vacaville, Calif., pollinator garden in September 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One of the monarchs reared in Vacaville, Calif. in 2016. It's ready to take flight. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
One of the monarchs reared in Vacaville, Calif. in 2016. It's ready to take flight. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

One of the monarchs reared in Vacaville, Calif. in 2016. It's ready to take flight. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 4:14 PM

Neonics and Bumble Bees

A yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) foraging on a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Research published today in the journal Nature about neonicintoid pesticide exposure and bumble bees is causing quite the buzz, and...

A yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) foraging on a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii) foraging on a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A yellow-faced bumble bee (Bombus vosnesenskii)( foraging on a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Neonics are hindering bumble bees' ability to pollinate apples, a UK study has found. This photo shows Gravenstein apples in Sebastopol. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Neonics are hindering bumble bees' ability to pollinate apples, a UK study has found. This photo shows Gravenstein apples in Sebastopol. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Neonics are hindering bumble bees' ability to pollinate apples, a UK study has found. This photo shows Gravenstein apples in Sebastopol. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 5:05 PM
Tags: applesk (1), bumble bees (50), Nature (11), pollinators (44), Robbin Thorp (240), Washington Post (3)

Building a Better Bee

Queen bee insemination, perfected by bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey of UC Davis and Washington State University, can help aid the troubled bee industry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You won't find anyone more passionate about building a better bee than bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey, who holds dual appointments at the...

Queen bee insemination, perfected by bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey of UC Davis and Washington State University, can help aid the troubled bee industry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Queen bee insemination, perfected by bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey of UC Davis and Washington State University, can help aid the troubled bee industry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Queen bee insemination, perfected by bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey of UC Davis and Washington State University, can help aid the troubled bee industry. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (right) with fellow researcher John Pollard of Canada at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (right) with fellow researcher John Pollard of Canada at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey (right) with fellow researcher John Pollard of Canada at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 9:34 PM
 
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