Counting Winter Bugs with John Acorn

By Steph Weizenbach / 30 November 2022

Nature Alberta’s Nature Network Speaker Series
Wed, Jan 11 at 7 PM

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Pollination on a Wing and a Prayer: Wood Lilies and Swallowtails

By Steph Weizenbach / 30 September 2022


Examine the remarkably close relationship between wood lilies and swallowtail butterflies.

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Do You “Do Bugs”?

By Steph Weizenbach / 2 November 2021


Bug appreciation is on the rise. Macro photography is easier than ever before, and there are countless places online where you can submit arthropod images for identification or appreciation by others.

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Ticked Off

By Steph Weizenbach / 21 July 2021

As you get ready for bed, your mind wanders and you think, “Did I lock the door? Did I turn off the stove? Did I blow out that candle…?” But did you remember to check for unwanted guests that may have hitched a ride home with you on your afternoon hike? It could be that tiny pests are ready to dig in for a feast!

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Plight of the Bumble Bee

By Steph Weizenbach / 21 July 2021


There is a good chance you have heard the slogan “save the bees” somewhere, perhaps on social media or on a flyer at the local coffee shop. But to clarify, which bees does this sentiment refer to? Which bees need saving? Read about the plight of the bumble bee, who cares, what is being done and, most importantly, what you can do to save the bees.

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What is the difference between a cocoon and a chrysalis?

By Nature Kids / 9 November 2020

Cocoon vs chrysalis: what is the difference?

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Why do ladybeetles have spots?

By Nature Kids / 9 November 2020

Learn why these insects have the colours they do!

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Butterfly Feeder

Make a Butterfly Feeder

By Susan / 24 June 2020

Attract these beautiful pollinators to your garden, and supplement their diet with fresh cut fruit!

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