A swarm of bees circled above the backstop screen shortly before the start of the Giants’ game against the Reds on Monday, prompting an 18-minute delay to the first pitch. The umpires and players moved away from the plate and watched the buzz from a safe distance.
Thousands of bees swarming a car in a Fairfax County, Virginia, parking lot caused a woman to call a nearby fire station — and a fire captain knew just what to do.
At the Washington National Cathedral’s 80th Flower Mart, learn about natural pollinators and buy some plants for your garden.
Wasps are universally disliked more than bees because of the general public’s low interest in nature and a lack of knowledge of the benefits wasps bring to the planet’s health and function, according to the study.
Bees can become addicted to pesticide-laced foods the same way that humans become hooked on nicotine, according to a new study.
A swarm of bees descended on New York City and their solution is an appliance. On My Take, Clinton Yates marvels at the solution of using a tool that’s basically a vacuum cleaner.
The woman, known only as Maria, was stung at least 200 times by thousands of hybrid Africanized honey bees (Apis mellifera scutellata), also sometimes referred to as “killer bees,” said Nicole Sorenson of Bee Busters, the company called in to remove the bees after Monday’s attack.
The 25 bee hives at the historic site in Charlottesville, Virginia, got through the harsh winter without any losses. How? Monticello’s beekeeper uses Russian bees.
Virginia beekeepers lost almost 60 percent of their colonies over the winter — the highest percentage in state history, and almost twice the national average.
In what might be one of the strangest traffic jams of all time, a multivehicle crash unleashed a swarm of bees and a loose dog on Interstate 495 near Fairfax County.
A Louisiana exterminator was called to destroy a massive hornet’s nest in a shed armed with just a shovel and a GoPro. See video.
A spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue services tweeted that three people were transported to the hospital and 32 were treated after being stung by insects off campus.
With increased awareness of the importance of bees to the commonwealth’s agricultural economy, the number of bee clubs is nearing 50, compared with 15 in 2000.
Be vigilant about watering new grass as it competes with the tree roots, be especially vigilant in protecting plants from the dreaded tomato hornworm.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath shares tips to make yards more bee friendly for Pollinator Week, which starts June 19.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.