Tag Archives: bees

WOW-Native Bees are Great Pollinators!

Posted on 16. Apr, 2019 by .

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There’s been a lot of buzz about honeybees in recent years.  People are rightly concerned about the mysterious syndrome that causes colony collapse.  But we should also be concerned about the native bee population.  Did you know that there are 3,999 other species of bees living in the US?  Most of them are called solitary […]

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Davidson Lands Conservancy Presents Bee City Festival and Nature Celebration!

Posted on 19. Oct, 2018 by .

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What:  Davidson Lands Conservancy Bee City Festival and Nature Celebration When: Sunday, October 21, 2-5 pm Where:  Abersham Park, Davidson, NC The Davidson Lands Conservancy is celebrating Davidson’s recent designation as a “Bee City USA!” We’ve activities for all ages, plus a fun, dynamic speaker, Phyllis Stiles, of Bee City USA. Celebrations will include: Davidson […]

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WOW-World Bee Day!

Posted on 01. May, 2018 by .

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The United Nations has adopted a resolution declaring May 20 as World Bee Day

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WOW-Native Bees!

Posted on 01. Apr, 2018 by .

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Native bees play an important role in pollination.

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WOW-Butterflies, Bees, Bugs, and Dragonflies Outing

Posted on 11. Jun, 2017 by .

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A group of families enjoyed exploring the World of Wonder and finding toads, beetles, bees, dragonflies and butterflies.

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The Other Pollinators

Posted on 19. Jun, 2015 by .

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Pollination is a process that is of enormous importance to humanity.  Food crops, trees, and ornamental plants all ultimately depend, in order to reproduce, on the transfer of pollen grains from one plant to the next. In some cases, this pollen is carried by the wind, but the most successful groups of flowering plants rely […]

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Native Bees

Posted on 19. Jun, 2015 by .

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Bees are probably the most important insects to the human experience. It goes without saying, then, that the epidemic of “colony collapse disorder” affecting honeybee populations around the world is making headlines and becoming the subject of TV documentaries. In 2013, the average beekeeper lost 45% of his or her colonies over the course of […]

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WOW- Bees, the Great Pollinators!

Posted on 28. Jun, 2014 by .

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European Honey Bees and native bees are important pollinators.

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WOW-Pollinators!

Posted on 10. Jun, 2014 by .

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Pollinators are animals that spread pollen from flowers so that plants can reproduce.

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WOW- bugs, bees and butterflies!

Posted on 06. May, 2013 by .

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A lively group joined WOW and Cakey Worthington, of Davidson College, May 4that the Davidson Greenway.  Our goal:  find and identify various bugs, bees and butterflies.  The cool weather kept some bugs at home, but we had a lovely time looking for the little creatures who have so many important jobs in our environment. We hope to repeat this outing this […]

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