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Offline Wandering Man

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10 styles of bee
« on: February 13, 2017, 08:58:17 am »
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Re: 10 styles of bee
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2017, 12:07:53 pm »
that's neat wm, some of those little sweat bees can be on the ornery side and also give me a pretty good welt when they nail me.

there's another post here to too, a topic sticky:

Introduction To Native Bees
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Re: 10 styles of bee
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2017, 10:38:55 am »
Beekeepers should learn about these little guys too.  Many of the native bees are much more efficient pollinators than our Apis mellifera.  Some species of plants require "buzz" pollinating that can only be done by some of the native bees.