"Mason bees are the most prolific pollinators," says Robert Girvin, a Tacoma doctor who's been keeping mason bees for four years. "They're child-friendly, don't sting and are easy to manage. It's something easy you can do to improve the local environment." Girvin shows how you can make your own house for mason bees.
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How to make a house for mason bees
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Olympia homeowner David Williams along with former MGM and Paramount studios' set designer Thomas Polidori offer their thoughts during a July 10th tour of the basement area which was turn it into a replica London street from the 1930s, including an Art Deco theater, faux storefronts, cobblestones, manholes, neon signs etc. Scaled down from an actual period commercial movie house a state-of-the-art theater featuring digital access to most any film caps-off the experience.
As principal Andrew Pitman gave emergency instructions over the school's intercom, Pleasant Glade Elementary kindergartners in teacher Kristine Andrews-Brown's class practice "Drop, Cover and Hold On" during the 2017 Great Washington ShakeOut statewide earthquake drill.
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