Hi! This is awesome. Will it be available online after as well?
Dr. Laura Anderko
Yes - it is being recorded and will be available on our website
Do queen bumblebees like violets?
do they utilize woodland poppies?
What about Dog Wood
what are your thoughts on bee houses?
Are there native Mason Bees in Maryland?
Many people say that they plant non-native plants in order to provide food for bees early in the year and late in the fall -- when native plants are not blooming. You mentioned that purple nettle helps queen bees early in the year, but that was for improving lawn forage. Generally, do you think that we should be seeking ways to feed bees in native plants' off-season?
I have a pretty big bee that loved by Phlox this spring. It had a long tongue. Smaller than a bumblebee but still large. I wonder what species is was
Would carpenter bees be one of those 'larger than bumble bees' common bees in our yards? Don't know the scientific name...
Why are they called sweat bees? Because we are sweating when they come out?
At least some species are attracted to sweat droplets on skin
I had huge bees, longer than bumblebees, that flocked to the (Japanese?) holly at my window.
Chestnut trees have a pronounced odor some folks don't like.
THAT IS AMAZING! The loss of chestnut for pollinators just blew my mind. There’s such a lull in flowers at that time. Chestnut must have been so important.
Yep! have to check out chinquapins...
What was the name of that white morning glory with a specialist?
maybe Ipomoea pandurata?
Bumblebees just love my Asclepias exaltata
The swarm all over it when it blooms
So these sunflowers would be good for woodland edges and bits of partly shaded areas?
Helianthus divartica is a nice plant for partly shady places
My Eurybia swarm with little bees when they bloom
They must be Andrena
That was so fantastic! Thank you Sam!
WE HAVE REQUESTS TO MOVE BUMBLE BEE NESTS
what was the name of bee with colored face? the males? March period....
Planted 6-acre field last year consulting your/Fowler RTE pollinator/obligate plant list. Thanks!!
Really incredible program—I gained so much important information. Thank you so much! LLB
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Thank you for this so important information and the way it was organized.
What to plant to substitute for Spotted Knapweed flowering mid-June to end July during the floral draught??
What about crimson clover as a bee plant?
I have a lot of Golden Alexander and Fleabane
You mentioned some exotic Osmia bees. Are there other exotic bees species outside of honey bees that are starting to push natives out of habitats?
Thoughts on communicating with neighbors who are hiring the mosquito cos that are nuking everything?
Carpenter bees have “Shiny Hineys” LLB
Thank you for the talk! I really enjoyed it.
Can you tell us about that pickerelweed bee dynamic you mentioned?
Can you speak at all to whether phenology shifting from climate change impacts these plants or bee species you've mentioned for these months?
What do we type in to find you in Facebook? Thank you!
what do I do with large bees nesting in the wall of my house between the fireplace and window? hate to kill, but should I?
Do native Oak trees support native bees?
Is it possible to post these slides later for us to refer back to?
Great talk. Thank you!
Awesome Presentation! Thanks so much.
Thank you to the VNPS for hosting this wonderful free lecture. Really appreciated.
Thank you so much!
Wonderful, fascinating lecture!!! Thank you!
Thank you so much for the talk and the access to your resources!
I tried to grow Pasture Thistle from seed but they either got eaten or didn't germinate. I don't know of any place that sells it.
I think Earth Sangha has Circsium discolor
Earthsangha.org sells Cirsium pumilum and C. discolor.
Thank you! =)
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Thank you Sam.
+dr laura thanks!
What a wonderful, detailed presentation!
Thank you very much!!!
Thanks so much - we need to get those signs from Baltimore
Thank you Sam. As a British native, it would be useful to me to have the latin names of the plants as well as the bees, I'm not familiar with the common names