Helping YOUR Local Pollinators: The Problem with Wildflower Mixes, and How to Move Beyond Them

The last month of winter has arrived! Though spring will not truly be sprung for some time yet, many of us are looking forward to the warm sunlight, longer days—and to planting new spring gardens. When the weather starts to…

Liam Whiteman and Dr Jamie Strange, netting bees on a wildflower-covered slope.

Catching Bees in the Hocking Hills

On September 12, 2020, Dr Jamie Strange and the members of the Strange Lab visited Deep Woods Farm for a bumble bee catching venture. Situated near Logan, OH, an hour’s drive southeast of Columbus, this small farm in the Hocking…