Bees Are Starving After Extreme Weather Events

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The extreme weather that has battered much of the US in 2022 doesn’t just affect humans. Heat waves, wildfires, droughts and storms also Many wild species–including some that already face other stresses. I’ve been researching bee health for more … Read more

I Failed at Growing Food for Humans, So I Grew It for the Bees Instead

My decision to grow native flowers to support local pollinators might smack of self-righteous ecological do-good-erism. But the truth is, it was born of bad luck and incompetence. Operating under the misconception that any urban apartment dweller could conjure up something to eat in a patch of outdoors and wild with optimism, several springs ago, … Read more