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Announcing a new webinar series!

Announcing a new webinar series!

An incredible new webinar series has just been released - and its all about BEES!! Systematics is the study of the variety of living things and of the relationships among these organisms across evolutionary time. Biogeography studies the present and past distribution patterns of living things and their underlying environmental and historical factors. The Bee Biogeography […]

"Murder Hornets" are just Giant Hornets

"Murder Hornets" are just Giant Hornets

Spencer Monckton (PhD candidate, Packer Lab) delves into the details of the fascinating Vespa mandarinia, incorrectly dubbed the "Murder Hornet". Some key points: The do not post a danger to humans We don't know if they post a threat to (non-native) honey bees There are already multiple introduced honey bee pests in N. America They are […]

What's That Bug? Use your smartphone to find out!

What's That Bug? Use your smartphone to find out!

CBC: What's that bug? How to identify any plant or animal with your smartphone. The CBC published an article today featuring our very own Bumblebee Watch, as well as iNaturalist and eButterfly. These apps and websites utilize the help of citizen scientists, with minimum to no training, to monitor and conserve species at risk. Equipped with […]