Xerces Society distributes thousands of pollinator-friendly plants for free (Santa Fe New Mexican) The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation dis…
Massachusetts bumble bees are in trouble (Zach Portman) “A recent visit to my home state of Massachusetts inspired me to examine how bumblebees there h…
How likely is it that we'll find Franklin's bumble bee again? Last week we all read the news that Franklin’s bumble bee was officially added to the End…
Franklin’s bumble bee now protected as endangered species (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) Franklin’s bumble bee has the smallest geographic range of a…
The Bee Together project aims to create a network of pollinator habitats stretching from Yorkshire to Lancashire. Yorkshire Water has provided £30,000 …
Keeping you connected to the world of bees Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Conservation The return of wild pansies at Polk City Cemetery…
Conservation City-living bees benefit most from specific types of urban ‘greening’ (ScienceDaily, Ohio State University) Converting vacant urban lots i…
Conservation ‘Honeybees are voracious’: Is it time to put the brakes on the boom in beekeeping? (The Guardian) There is growing concern from scientists…
Conservation This butterfly is the first U.S. insect known to go extinct because of people (Science News) The Xerces blue butterfly used to live only o…
Conservation Midwest bumble bees declined with more farmed land, less diverse crops since 1870 (University of Wisconsin-Madison) As farmers cultivated …
Conservation Good food in a nice setting: Wild bees need diverse agricultural landscapes (ScienceDaily, University of Göttingen) Mass-flowering crops s…
Conservation Early land clearance helped Fijian pollinators (EurekAlert, Flinders University) After centuries of human impact on the world’s ecosystems…