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Field School at the Bees

Last weekend, the Calgary bee club’s introductory beekeeping course wrapped up with our field school section. After 2 full days (15 hours!) of instruction, participants had a chance to observe, study, touch, and ask questions about the innards of live … Continue reading

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Insect ID Workshop

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Originally posted on LSE Bees:
Can you spot anything wrong with the book cover shown below? (The answer is below the picture.) Yes, the insect in question is a fly, not a bee. In a similar vein, a Guardian article about bees published…

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Smoky Bees

My home town – Calgary – is under a smoke advisory. The sky is hazy with smelly gray smoke from the trees, grass, and homes that are on fire down in Washington state. Those fires are about 700 kilometres (500 … Continue reading

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