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Re: DYI light source for stereoscope

The right amount of light is critical for seeing fine details on any bug. However, too much and harsh light can wash out the same. Faced with a shoestring
Howlett, Anita
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Re: Native Bee surveys by states

... Yes, he is apparently a jerk. ... Liz Indianapolis
Liz Day
May 21
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3957

Re: Native Bee surveys by states

If you don't try then of course it will not happen. Thank You, Timothy McMahon Cell phone 240-688-7789 From: beemonitoring@yahoogroups.com
McMahon, Timothy
May 21
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3956

Re: Native Bee surveys by states

Tim, The chance of funding for something like this in Wisconsin is extremely unlikely. Our Governor, Scott Walker, is cutting school and college funding and
Dennis E Johnson
May 21
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Native Bee surveys by states

Minnesota just funded ($370,000) a native bee survey to do a base line study of bees in the Prairie-Grasslands. See attached links.
McMahon, Timothy
May 21
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3954

Re: scope recommendation

You do not need expensive light sources. The most important thing is that you be able to move the light source(s) around to get an optimal light angle. I have
Crumbling, Deana
May 20
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3953

Re: scope recommendation

LED lights are nice and bright, but in order to see surface sculpture really clearly you need a more diffuse light source. I find that a high wattage energy
laurence packer
May 20
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3952

Re: scope recommendation

Hello Ai, I don't have advice on buying a microscope, as I haven't needed to purchase one recently, but I do have lighting advice. Some of those LED gooseneck
Heather Spaulding
May 20
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Re: scope recommendation

Sam Droege has put together scope recommendations and price ranges in the Handy Bee Manual. I prefer a ring-light rather than goose-neck for bee ids. kim To:
kimberly huntzinger
May 20
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3950

scope recommendation

Hello all, I have a rookie question again and need some help. Can somebody recommend a scope we can use for bee identification? This is our second year of bee
Ai Wen
May 20
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3949

Re: Fwd: FW: [BOMBUS-L] Early bumblebee male

All, A few thoughts on early season males: 1) We tend to find a few of these every year in Utah and it seems to occur in many species. 2) In lab rearing of
Strange, James
May 19
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US Pollinator Task Force

The Washington Post reports on President Obama’s Pollinator Task Force recommendations. Some positive steps!
Colin Phifer
May 19
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Re: Fwd: FW: [BOMBUS-L] Early bumblebee male

Hi all, If not Psithyrus, how likely is it that early spring males are the offspring of unmated queens that survived the winter? I believe Pengelly published
Cory Sheffield
May 19
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FW: CATCH THE BUZZ - Responses To Presidential Pollinator Strategy

Thought the bee monitoring group would want to have a look at the White House Pollinator Strategy. This email also includes reactions from various parties,
Stoner, Kimberly
May 19
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Re: Fwd: FW: [BOMBUS-L] Early bumblebee male

microsatellites would be good for species that have had msats developed for them (or a consubgener perhaps). flow cytometry works with fresh specimens but
laurence packer
May 19
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