Category Archives: Bee Blocks

Spider, man

It’s not just Bees and Wasps that live in our bee blocks, Spiders like to call the blocks home as well. They are quite active in the spring, and we frequently see webs. (Hey, it beats finding an empty block!) … Continue reading

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SCORE !

So one of the goals for The Bees’ Needs is to provide nesting sites for our native solitary wood-nesting bee species. If block 131150 is any indication, it looks like we are doing pretty well. Here’s the story – In … Continue reading

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The Bees’ Needs has hit the trails

The Bees’ Needs is spreading to public lands.  We have partnered with the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks to place bee blocks at 30 trailheads around Boulder. These will begin popping up in mid-May. See if you … Continue reading

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Finally!!

It’s time to put up your bee block. Over the next several weeks we will be notifying people by email as Bee Blocks become available for them to pick up. Watch for your email. When you picked up your bee … Continue reading

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Cool Photos

Some of you have been submitting terrific photographs.  Check out the Cool Photos link in the black menu bar above to view them. Please, send more photos to TheBeesNeedsPhotos@colorado.edu.  We are interested in seeing the general habitat where you placed … Continue reading

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Summer is here

We have been seeing more activity and diversity in the Bee Blocks (and on flowers) during the past two weeks.  I am working on getting some additional information posted.  Now, if you look up above on the black menu bar, … Continue reading

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No Bees? Hang in there.

We are hearing that some people are not getting anything in their Bee Blocks.  While I am sure this is disappointing, it is not a bad thing.  There are multiple reasons for this.  This spring was especially cold and snowy, … Continue reading

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