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glycol traps and animal bycatch

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Dear Emily, I have been using propyl glycol in vane traps to capture bees in Australia. The only vertebrate bycatch I have had are about 5 skinks and 2 geckos.
Kit Prendergast
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9:35 PM

long term cup stands

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We have also used the pre-looped garden stakes that Liz referred to very successfully. I’ll echo Liz that they are definitely not as cheap as wire, but still
Berry Brosi
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Apr 21

Critique of robotic pollinators

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Hi I'm not such a fan since my 1st 'read' several yrs ago. Seems to be in league with a few other technologies for SPACE, The Final Frontier:solar vehicles
Nichola E. Thompson
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Apr 18

unusual (?) behavior

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Friends, Thanks for the great leads. Anthophora and Colletes each look like possibilities. I'll pass along the photos. Maybe the witness saw enough to pick a
FLECKENSTEIN, JOHN (DNR)
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Apr 14

Niche overlap calculations

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There are a couple of existing R packages that will do a number of calculations related to niche breadth. The ‘bipartite’ package is designed for network
Berry Brosi
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Apr 14

I.D.

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Or Osmia taurus. Unlikely to be distinguished from the photo. T'ai Roulston On Apr 12, 2017, at 8:35 PM, 'Dave Hunter | Crown Bees'
Roulston, T'Ai H. (thr8z)
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Apr 12

Sex determination in all bees

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There’s also haplodiploidy in mites, like Varroa. -Elaine Elaine Evans, PhD Assistant Extension Professor Dept of Entomology University of Minnesota
Elaine Evans
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Apr 11

Need an approsimately 1 minute video clip of bees and bee buzzing so

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Also a couple of videos of buzz pollination of azaleas, not very good, but it may be possible to select the best parts:
insectpollinators
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Apr 5

Nectar composition

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I believe that ICP-MS – a pretty standard method for elemental analysis – works on tiny quantities of substrate.
Stoner, Kimberly
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Apr 5

Fwd: Bees!

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All: This, indeed, is an important paper for the following reasons. 1. They are studing a generalist pollen bee (i.e. a bumblebee) 2. They are directly
Droege, Sam
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Mar 19

Best yard

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In one of our papers on Peponapis pruinosa, we had large numbers of nests/m**2. I will try to look that number up. Peter ________________________________
Peter Kevan
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Mar 14

Small workers of B. vagans versus B. sandersoni

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Linc, Your offer to supply specimens, especially from western Canada is great. How have the species been determined, morphologically by hair color or by DNA?
Dennis E Johnson
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Mar 9

Ceratina as an easy to manage pollinator?

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That article by McIntosh and the work by Vicruck and Richards (attached) have been really helpful to me in planning my research. I also got a lot of Pemphredon
Colleen S
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Mar 8

Announcing the Pithoteria

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An idea I explored last year, but did not bring to fruition was a section on BugGuide where people can load pictures of bees using pithy-stemmed plants as well
Hillary Sardiñas
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Mar 8

Managing Pith/Stem Nesting Bees in Gardens/Landscapes/Bee Hotels

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Here are some links in the 'grey' literature on our Aussie reed bees (and their affinity for the highly invasive exotic Lantana, another demonstration that
Kit Prendergast
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Mar 7
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