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Golden Snitch of the Bee World: Male Valley Carpenter Bees Take Flight

By |March 24th, 2014|

That large golden lozenge hovering around the bushes just might be a male Valley carpenter bee (Xylocopa varipuncta)--the Golden Snitch of the bee world. This time of year, these one inch long, quickly moving bees are not out to collect [...]

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Guide To Identifying Bees & Wasps

By |July 10th, 2013|

Bees and wasps are some of the most common insects that bother us at the family picnic. Severe infestations may even require professional pest control. Despite the nuisance these insects cause, they are some of the most beneficial insects to [...]

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Bee or Yellowjacket?

By |May 21st, 2012|

                  Bee or Yellowjacket? It doesn’t much matter if you get stung. Your Role in Bee Sting Control— -Remain calm and quiet and slowly move away from bees. Buzzing [...]