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High Park Nature Centre                            (2016; permanent)

Sonic Solitaries

By Sarah Peebles.  Assisted by Mary-Ann Alberga, pyrography; Stephen Humphrey, poetry; Rob Cruickshank, electronics; John Kuisma, woodworking. See more here (on our FB page) , at HPNC’s facebook page and at CSG.  (Photo by Rob Cruickshank).

Location: 375 Colborne Lodge Dr near the main entrance to High Park, Toronto.  Free (24/7). June, 2016. High Park Nature Centre

Commissioned 2014 for Encounter Exhibit at Cambridge Sculpture Garden. 

 

Sonic Solitaries Booklet:  How to Listen to Bees & Nest Notes

photo by Sarah Peebles

Ode to Hylaeus (masked bee) by Stephen Humphrey

Access Alliance Audio Bee Cabinet (2013; permanent)

photo: Rob Cruickshank

By Sarah Peebles.  Assisted by Mary-Ann Alberga, pyrography, Rob Cruickshank, electronics; John Kuisma, woodworking. 

Location: Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services, 3079 Danforth Ave. at Victoria Park (Toronto, ON); rooftop garden. Free. Hours posted here.

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Year 1 solitary bee and wasp nests, 2014. Photo: Rob Cruickshank

 

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Biologist Susan Frye observes inhabitants of year 1 of the new curvy-tunneled nest plank (2017). Photo: Sarah Peebles
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Photo: Susan Frye

Above: Pugnacious leafcutter bee and other bees nesting in tunnels 14-16, 2017. See the set of images with notes about this nest plank’s inhabitants. Other inhabitants  in various cabinets have their own page. Updates are on our FB page.

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Nest IDs by Scott MacIvor, photo by Sara Mrosovsky. 2014 (year 1) at Access Alliance.