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April 04, 2012 by Jules Evens
Jules Evens continues his quest to hike every trail at Point Reyes National Seashore. Here, he traces a route where he once encountered a mountain lion. This time, the wildlife is a bit tamer, but no less beautiful: red-legged frogs, native bees, wildflowers, and a coyote howl to finish it off.
April 01, 2009 by Sue Rosenthal
Google "mulch" and you'll find university websites from Alaska to Florida touting mulch as one of the most environmentally friendly and effective tools for improving a backyard garden. But that mulch keeps native bees from digging their nests...
April 01, 2009 by Daniel McGlynn
Leafcutters, diggers, carpenters, and masons… At first glance that may look like a directory for building contractors. Add the miners, cuckoos, and sweats and what you have isn't a list of tool-bag clad builders, but some of the 1,600 known species of native bees in California. Here's how you can make them at home in your garden.
October 01, 2007 by Michael Ellis
Q: Are native bees suffering the same “colony collapse disorder” as honeybees? [Linda, San Ramon] A: Colony collapse disorder, or ...