Tag: bees

US Lists First Bumble Bee Species as Endangered

Rusty patched bumble bee population plunged nearly 90% since the late 1990s The rusty patched bumble bee, a prized but vanishing pollinator once familiar to much of North America, was listed on Tuesday as an endangered species, becoming the first wild bee in the continental United States to gain such federal protection. One of several

Colorful Wildflower Bombs Help To Spread Joy And Save The Bees

Everyone knows that the secret to a healthy, vibrant environment is diversity. You need all kinds of plants, animals, and even bacteria and fungi to make a thriving and beautiful ecosystem. Sadly, biodiversity is under threat every day from pollution, infection, and climate change. One of the most devastating effects of these things we’ve seen