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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – A Few of Anne’s Favorite Bees

Guest Post by Anne Stine, Hubbard Fellow: I just finished a wonderful pollinator work shop with Mike Arduser here at the Platte River Prairies.  Much of this workshop involved catching bees, using a dichotomous key to identify them to genus, … Continue reading

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It’s Bee Week!

Thanks to a return visit by Mike Arduser of the Missouri Department of Conservation, it’s bee week in the Platte River Prairies.  Mike came out to our sites a year ago to help us start thinking about our prairies from the perspective of bees … Continue reading

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First Impressions From My Insect Week

Well, as promised, here are some early impressions from the time I spent looking around our Platte River Prairies with Mike Arduser (bees) and James Trager (ants) last week.  I’ll know a lot more after Mike and James have time to … Continue reading

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My Week with Entomologists – Day 1

This is my week to learn everything I can from James Trager and Mike Arduser – entomologists and ecologists from Missouri.  They (and their wives!) have very graciously agreed to spend the week in our Platte River Prairies to help … Continue reading

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Save The Date! July 13, 2012

It’s going to be a big day.  I’m not sure what to call it yet, but it’ll be big.  Mark July 13 on your calendar, and make plans to travel to the Platte River Prairies in Nebraska! Prairie Ecologist readers … Continue reading

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