If you want to get your citizen-scientist groove on, the Backyard Bee Count of the Great Sunflower Project is in full swing once again. Count the bees that visit a particular flower in your yard or elsewhere for a 15 minute period and report the results to the Project. Learn more here.
In sad bee news, the wild honeybee hive pictured at the end of the Spring 2012 Quarterly Speed Bump Magazine has been blocked up. It was truly burgeoning and I hope the bees survived.