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Plan Bee: As Honeybees Die Out, Will Other Species Take Their Place?

Honeybees have been dying in record numbers in the U.S. for at least the past two years. Experts attribute the mass deaths to a catchall condition known as colony collapse disorder (CCD), although both a cure and the culprit remain … Continue reading

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Start thinking now about your own mason bees for next spring

You’ve been reading about the shortage of honeybees. Now, the dwarf fruit trees you bought last winter are in full bloom. It’s too late for the urban gardener to worry about bees this year, but you can lay the groundwork … Continue reading

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