Bees and Pollinators

Registration open for Master Gardener statewide conference.


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Mason Bees as an Alternative


Decline of the wild honey bees

Since 1994 wild honey bee populations have been devastated by two species of parasitic mites. Many domesticated honey bee colonies have also been lost.

This is a...

Protecting Honey Bees from Yellowjacket Wasps

OSU Extension Catalog

This publication gives beekeepers a brief overview of yellowjacket wasps, a common threat to honey bee colonies. Included are details about yellowjacket identification, life cycle, and behavior. It also offers recommendations for controlling and preventing attacks, while affirming the important role...

By Carolyn Breece, Ramesh Sagili

PPS References and links

Online Resource

All References and Hyperlinks for each Plant Problem Scenario. Each scenario is followed by the direct hyperlink(s) to the reference.