Tag Archives: Lasioglossum

Early Spring (and Late Winter) Bees

Over the past few days, on my walks in the woods, I’ve seen a number of little bees buzzing around just above the forest floor.  None of them have held still long enough for me to even attempt a photo, … Continue reading

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Good Bugs & Bad Bugs

By far the most common question I’m asked when I identify an insect for someone is, “is it a good bug or a bad bug?”  I usually don’t give a straight answer.  Maybe this post will help illustrate why.  For … Continue reading

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Bee Burrows

About the same time that I first saw the feather-legged orbweaver’s web in the stone wall by my back door, I noticed some little burrows in the sandy soil between the stones.  Some of them were simple, roundish, 2 mm … Continue reading

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