Category Archives: Honey Bees

Let’s Hear it for Arthropods!

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Like a lot of you, I used to be quite fearful of a number of arthropod species.  That was until one chance encounter with an Argiope aurantia named Matilda and a visit to the Cockrell Butterfly Center in Houston.  The biggest problem with fear is that it clouds our understanding.  Although a lot of arthropods have the potential to act… Read more »

Bee Aware

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Spring has long since sprung in the northern hemisphere and summer has unofficially begun.  Insect activity is in full swing as the race to pollinate is full on.  Until recently I did not know very much about one particular pollinator, the honey bee.  A chance encounter from a hive on the move was all it took to develop a deeper… Read more »