Monthly Archives: January 2017

A surprising find: Imperiled rusty patched bumble bee discovered at Oheyawahi/Pilot Knob during survey

By Leslie Pilgrim In recent years, the once-common rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) has vanished from almost 90 percent of its historic range. Experiencing declines so dramatic that the species may be on the brink of extinction, Bombus affinis was … Continue reading

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