What To Expect About Swarming This Spring

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What To Expect About Swarming This Spring If you are in colder climates, you may still be experiencing winter weather. However, be encouraged! Springtime is coming up fast; soon, the sunshine will be out, and the weather will get warmer. Spring brings so much beauty and is a favorite time of year for gardeners and…

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Five Ways to Attract Bees and Butterflies to Your Garden

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Five Ways to Attract Bees and Butterflies to Your Garden Deciding to turn your outdoor space into a haven for bees and butterflies is an excellent way to help struggling pollinators and beautify your garden. Over the last several years, gardeners have reported noticeably less buzzing around their gardens. As many essential pollinators face decline,…

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Swarm Intelligence (S.I.) V Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)

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Swarm Intelligence (S.I.) V Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) Undeniably, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is changing interfaces worldwide. It is hard to keep up with the new ways A.I. is being utilized, but most don’t realize that the natural behavior of bees and many other species using swarm intelligence is something that is now being used in robots,…

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Do Bees Feel Pain?

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Do Bees Feel Pain? Researchers report recent observations of bees tending to their wounds, strengthening the debate on whether bees feel pain. Bees that appear to groom injuries are re-igniting questions on bees’ consciousnesses and if they feel pain or are simply following a biological natural response. It is currently thought that bees and other…

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Swarm Catching: An Intriguing Concept Requiring a Little Bit of Luck

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Swarm Catching: An Intriguing Concept Requiring a Little Bit of Luck If you are not a fan of bees, catching a swarm is the last thing you think about when picturing swarming bees buzzing through the air or conglomerating on your fence post. However, attempts to catch bees in swarms is more common of an…

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What Bees Collect V What Bees Make

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What Bees Collect V What Bees Make Bees are known to collect many things from the environment, including pollen and nectar. There are a few things that bees need that they must make from the raw ingredients. Instead of collecting honey and propolis, bees collect the necessary materials they need to make them. Bees spend…

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