Category Archives: Something for you

New publication on sampling bees in tropical forests and agroecosystems!

Just wanted to share this new review paper that some collaborators and I wrote. It’s lengthy, but full of useful information for selecting your sampling method in the tropics. Please feel free to message me, if you have any questions! … Continue reading

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Heartbroken

I’m heartbroken, today. I just learned that one of the most amazing professors I’ve had in my career as a student has passed away of brain cancer. His name was Terry Wheeler, and he was an inspiring human being and … Continue reading

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Polen polooza!

Well folks, in case you’re wondering what people do after their field work, here’s an example! All those pollen swabs that I took during the field season need to be analyzed, and the way to do that is to compare … Continue reading

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Field guide for identifying bees in PR

Happy new year everyone! Hope you’ve all had a wonderful holiday and are feeling refreshed and ready to tackle everything this new year throws your way. There’s just over a week left before I leave Raleigh and head to Puerto … Continue reading

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Harvest time! … or is it?

It’s been a very long time, since I wrote my last post…but that’s because not much has happened (research-wise) since I left Puerto Rico at the end of March. Just a short recap, for those of you who don’t have … Continue reading

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Connecting Farmers With Each Other and the World

Connecting Farmers With Each Other and the World. Just read this article on the Rainforest Alliance blog, and thought it was very interesting. It seems like a large network through which farmers can access information on best practices, coping with … Continue reading

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What to plant in your pollinator-garden in Puerto Rico

In the past few months, I’ve received a few emails from people interested in planting their own pollinator garden in Puerto Rico. So, here I finally provide you with that information. As some of you know, in 2013, I did … Continue reading

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