Archive for November, 2005

City Gardens May Drive Bee diversity, Study says

Published on November 15, 2005

Cameron Walker for National Geographic News November 15, 2005 Urban gardeners planting choices may play an important role in bee diversity, according to a new study. University of California, Berkeley, entomologist Gordon Frankie started investigating urban bees nine years ago, when a colleague stopped by his campus office with a box of six bee species Read more …

Logging not much help against forest insect outbreaks

Published on November 11, 2005

By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press Writer November 11, 2005 GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Logging is not very effective at controlling insect outbreaks, and can leave a forest less able to withstand another infestation of tree- killing bugs, according to a new study by the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. “There is no evidence that Read more …