Fun Friday: Pollinator At Work!




Today’s “Fun Friday” post features a wonderful, Green Metallic Bee that is busy pollinating one of my favorite prairie wildflowers … the Spiderwort. Using a macro lens and tripod, I was able to get quite close to this busy little guy; he was so engrossed with his job of pollinating, that he paid little attention […]

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Work that Pollen!




While photographing in my largest wildflower garden, a Bumble Bee flew to a patch of Gray-headed Sunflowers and foraged for a long time on one of the coneflower heads. I always love seeing the pollinators at work … without them, our world would be a lot less colorful! Here is one of my favorite images […]

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Beeeeutiful!




Yesterday morning, I made a quick hike around the nearby prairie to scout for my upcoming “Native Missouri Wildflower and Prairie Creatures“ workshop. In a word, “Wonderful”! There are a lot of different species of wildflowers in bloom right now, as well as prairie insects. Of particular beauty was the Green Metallic Bees (species not […]

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B and B




Today’s “B and B” post is made from some images captured the other morning on a local, Missouri prairie. As I hiked the prairie, there were a lot of small creatures, such as this Bee collecting nectar from this Butterfly Weed wildflower. Here are a few images I made of this bee as he wandered […]

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