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Cornell Lab of Ornithology


Bumble Bee Conservation

The Xerces Society is investigating bumble bees in decline with help from observers sharing photographs and location information.

Bumble Bee Conservation

We are trying to gather information about 5 species of bumble bees that have experienced rapid population declines in the last couple of decades. We are seeking observations and photographs of these bumble bees to gather information and distribute conservation guidelines to important locations. More information about the species of interest can be found on our website and Facebook page:

Topic - pollination, bumble bees, conservation, habitat, insects
Audience - agencies, land owners, gardeners, schools, farmers
Location - North America
Goals - Conservation, research, outreach, collaboration

The Xerces Society

Rich Hatfield, Endangered Species Conservation Associate email Rich
  503 232 6639

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