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Bumblebee life span and pollination skills
Our lives and the dinner table just wouldn't be the same without bumble bees.
New grant funds Penn State pollinator program
A USDA grant will enhance a Penn State graduate program in entomology and ecology aimed at solving the problem of pollinator decline.
Help save Monarch butterflies in Ohio
The Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative is seeking public involvement to collect and drop off common and swamp milkweed seed pods from established plants.
How to create a butterfly garden
It takes a variety of flowers and shrubs that provide food for both the adult and larval stages to create a butterfly garden.
Bee research aided by citizen scientists
The project is focusing on cucurbits such as pumpkin, squash, cucumber and melon, which explains its name, according to Lopez-Uribe.
How to establish a wildlife food plot
There are a number of wildlife species that take advantage of food plots — deer, turkey, squirrels, waterfowl, upland birds, rabbits and doves.
How to plant a prairie garden
A prairie is a natural-looking garden of native grasses and wildflowers. They are easy to establish, virtually maintenance free and attract pollinators.
Ohio can help endangered rusty patched bumble bee
The rusty patched bumble bee is a known pollinator of berries, tomatoes and legumes. Today, it is present in only 13 states, including Ohio.
Bad seeds: Weed seed found in pollinator mixes
Weed scientists have been reporting for years that a conservation program meant to provide habitat for pollinating insects is sowing bad seeds.
Pollination: The lone bees
Consider the addition of a solitary bee hotel to your garden this season!