• new NW insect field guide

    nice! What’s that bug? New Northwest field guide makes it easy to find out – published by Seattle Audubon E. Fudd

  • pollinator humor…

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  • Milkweed for Monarchs!

    Cool Kickstarter project…. E. Fudd Milkweed for Monarchs Butterfly Garden WHAT’S THIS PROJECT ALL ABOUT? Our goal is to help restore monarch butterflies in North America, starting with our own yard. With your help, our project will create a Monarch Waystation that is certified by MonarchWatch.org. Monarch butterfly numbers are plummeting because of a lack […]

  • Hummingbirds 1, Spiders 0….

    yesterday I saw something I’d never seen before. I was crossing the street to see where all these chirping birds I heard were (whether in a big hedge or nearby tree) – and I saw a hummingbird zip out of nowhere. I watched him instead – and I saw something new – he was hovering […]

  • Support the Highways BEE Act!

    Support Highways Bettering the Economy and Environment Act (Highways BEE Act) About this petition: You can help bees and other pollinators by signing on to Group Letter (and shown BELOW) supporting the Highways BEE Act (Highways Bettering the Economy and Environment Act), H.R. 2381, this legislation was introduced during National Pollinator Week, on June 23, […]

  • Meet The Beetle!

    A filmmaker in Portland, OR is doing a project on one of the rarest beetles (let alone insects) in the world – the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle, which ONLY appears to live outside of/nearby to Lincoln, Nebraska. While he has now met his financial goal, it’s probable you can still help – at minimum, check […]

  • White Nose syndrome, now in Ohio…

    the news just keeps getting worse. Pray for bats – I know I am…. E. Fudd

  • Help Bees – join The Great Sunflower Project!

    I just found out about this bee-tracking/data collection project through my recent Wings issue from The Xerces Society (invertebrate advocacy group based in Portland, OR).  Here’s what it’s all about and how you can participate! The Great Sunflower Project – from their site: Many studies have been done on our agricultural bee populations and in […]