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Renfrew Youth Fest spotlights biodiversity - Herald-Mail Media


Herald-Mail Media
Waynesboro's Renfrew Park was abuzz with activity Sunday for a children's festival focused on biodiversity, including the role that bees play in the ecosystem. Hosted by Renfrew Institute, the 27th annual Youth Festival coupled crafts and activities ...

Speaker to address the pope's views on ecology - Chicago Daily Herald


Chicago Daily Herald
McHenry County College's Sustainability Center will host the Rev. Brian J. Sauder, president of Faith in Place, for a reflection of the Pope's encyclical "Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, in the Luecht Conference ...

Fibroblasts form a hospitable metastatic niche in the liver - Nature.com


Nature.com
The liver is the most common metastatic route of pancreatic cancer. Early recruitment of granulin-secreting inflammatory monocytes to the liver is now shown to reprogram hepatic stellate cells into myofibroblasts that modulate the liver ...

Common Missouri Wasps and Bees

Monett - United States

This site offers lots of detailed information on wasps and bees, particularly those found in Missouri.

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Bees and Wasps
United States

Covers bees, wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets. Includes information on species background and pesticide application.

Hymenoptera: Ants, Bees and Wasps
Australia

The characteristics of these insects, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

United Kingdom

Status and conservation of 24 species.

United States

National society dedicated to studying and recording these insects, order Hymenoptera, in the UK and Ireland. Provides information on the society and its activities, with a photograph gallery.

Sawflies, Wasps, Bees and Ants: Order Hymenoptera
Australia

Photographs and information on the species found in the Brisbane area, Australia.

Common Missouri Spiders
United States

Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

Family Vespidae: Paper Wasps and Potter Wasps
Australia

Photographs and information about some species found in the Brisbane area of Queensland, Australia.

Paper Wasps, Yellowjackets and other Stinging Wasps
United States

Illustrated article on the different groups of wasps, their avoidance and control, and the medical importance of stings and their treatment. [PDF]

Solitary Bees: An Addition to Honey Bees
United States

Articles on solitary bees in North America and how to raise and use them.

Close-up View of Common Knotweed, Common Lamb's-quarters and Sheep Sorrel
United States

Photographic study by Brian Johnston of these three species, Polygonum arenastrum, Chenopodium album and Rumex acetosella.