Bees

The Great Sunflower Project

Contribute to science and conservation What We Do People all over the country are collecting data on pollinators in their yards, gardens, schools and parks. Together, we take counts of the number and types of pollinators visiting plants (especially sunflowers)…. Read More ›

Honey | FAQs

COOKING WITH HONEY How do I substitute honey for sugar? When substituting honey for granulated sugar in recipes, begin by substituting honey for up to half of the sugar called for in the recipe. For baked goods, make sure to… Read More ›

Blueberry Bee 

A mason, or blueberry bee (Megachilidae), found in Plumas, California. Credit: Public Domain via Flickr/University of Texas at Austin’s Insects Unlocked Zipping by in a flash of shimmering blues, greens, and even purples, is a member of Halictidae, or the sweat bee…. Read More ›