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Time to 'Bee' Thankful

It's Thanksgiving Day, and as we sit down with family and friends to count our blessings, let's thank the bees. If your table includes pumpkin,...

A squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, pollinating a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, pollinating a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, pollinating a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Five honey bees offering their pollination services on a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Five honey bees offering their pollination services on a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Five honey bees offering their pollination services on a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2022 at 8:53 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Wonder Flies

They're called "wonder flies."And for a good reason.Folks wonder what they are. As native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of...

Wonder Flies
Wonder Flies

'WONDER FLIES' sharing a squash blossom with two honey bees in Napa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-Up
Close-Up

CLOSE-UP of "wonder flies" and honey bees on a squash blossom in Napa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 1, 2010 at 8:48 PM
Tags: honey bees (422), squash blossom (2), wonder flies (1)

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