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Hey Missouri, Here's the License Plate We've Been Waiting For - Riverfront Times (blog)

Riverfront Times (blog)
Let's leave the flora and fauna out of this. If we really want to show the rest of the country what we're all about, we should go for that sepia-tinted parchment used in old "Wanted" posters, and the font should be nothing but bullet holes. Because let ...

Five common biology myths (or “Science in the service of the anthropocentric patriarchy”) - ZME Science

ZME Science
In these “enlightened” times, people often try to use science to justify their social, political or ideological positions. While the influence of scientific research on our world view is commonly recognized, the converse dynamic gets far less attention ...

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle honored with Harris Center World Ecology Award - UMSL Daily (blog)

UMSL Daily (blog)
The Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center's Anna Harris (at left), wife of the late Whitney Harris, presented oceanographer Sylvia Earle (at right) with the 2016 World Ecology Award Sunday at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Kay Drey (center), gala co ...

Common Missouri Wasps and Bees

Monett - United States

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

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

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

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

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.