Tag Archives: Honey bee

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Bee Watching

Pour yourself a glass of mead and take a seat. Please watch in HD full screen to make the most of the video, and enjoy the movement of bees in flight, followed by a brief […]

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Macro workshop, with bees.

Last week I lead a group of people in a macro workshop, with the bonus that most of the participants were beekeepers! After a morning of learning, setting up equipment and some table-top practice, we […]

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The Week on Sunday #40

Welcome to another Week on Sunday! With winter fast approaching, my mind begins to turn to how I will continue to explore the macro world from inside the home. While I do have a lot […]

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Farewell to Pollinator Week

Pollinator Week ended in the United States yesterday, but let’s not forget about these essential critters. I could have called it “Plight of the Bumblebees“, but here are some that are doing well in our city […]

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The Week on Sunday 8

♦ The big story this week is that John Acorn, Alberta’s famed ‘bugster’ and author, has received an imperial nod from the Royal Society of Canada. While well known for his work in the Nature Nut […]

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Sunset on a Bumblebee

Although it has barely felt like summer at all, the first signs of Autumn are already beginning. The bumblebees are dying. Worn-out and weak after a season of hard work, the bees are now being […]

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To Bee or Not to Bee…on CBC

(sigh…Shakespeare rolls over in his grave…again) Tonight, on the Nature of Things, To Bee or Not To Bee, a documentary about the world wide decline in bees: Our story begins in 2006, when Pennsylvania beekeeper […]

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