The Bee Report Podcast

Save the chimney bees! A true story about rescuing native bees

May 01, 2020 Matt Kelly Season 1 Episode 10
The Bee Report Podcast
Save the chimney bees! A true story about rescuing native bees
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The Bee Report Podcast
Save the chimney bees! A true story about rescuing native bees
May 01, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
Matt Kelly

This week on the show I have a story about an effort to rescue a community of native bees in Pennsylvania: Anthophora abrupta. And this story of protection and conservation might seem a little strange to you – because everything seems to go just right.

It's good to be back after a couple weeks spent getting this story ready for you. I certainly had fun doing it. So I hope you enjoy it.

WEEKLY UPDATE
• Virus-infected honey bees more likely to gain entrance to healthy hives (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) https://bit.ly/2VQ0hK8

• How ‘undertaker’ bees recognize dead comrades (Science) https://bit.ly/35mjjLp

• Endangered Species Act protection sought for Suckley’s cuckoo bumble bee (Center for Biological Diversity) https://bit.ly/2WeVssL

• Honey bees could help monitor fertility loss in insects due to climate change (ScienceDaily/University of British Columbia) https://bit.ly/2xoDM5v

• Minnesota wraps up 30-year biological 'census' (Minnesota Public Radio) https://bit.ly/35le7qP

• Minnesota Biological Survey https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mbs/index.html

GOT A. ABRUPTA?
Let Mike Slater know. paplantings@gmail.com

Just a reminder that the Bee Report is now on a biweekly schedule. Next episode in two weeks.

Hit me up on Twitter and Instagram @bymattkelly.

Get in touch at tbr@bymattkelly.com.

Please subscribe to the Bee Report Podcast. Leave a 5-star rating and review. And visit TheBeeReport.com to sign up for the newsletter to stay connected to the world of bees.

Show Notes

This week on the show I have a story about an effort to rescue a community of native bees in Pennsylvania: Anthophora abrupta. And this story of protection and conservation might seem a little strange to you – because everything seems to go just right.

It's good to be back after a couple weeks spent getting this story ready for you. I certainly had fun doing it. So I hope you enjoy it.

WEEKLY UPDATE
• Virus-infected honey bees more likely to gain entrance to healthy hives (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) https://bit.ly/2VQ0hK8

• How ‘undertaker’ bees recognize dead comrades (Science) https://bit.ly/35mjjLp

• Endangered Species Act protection sought for Suckley’s cuckoo bumble bee (Center for Biological Diversity) https://bit.ly/2WeVssL

• Honey bees could help monitor fertility loss in insects due to climate change (ScienceDaily/University of British Columbia) https://bit.ly/2xoDM5v

• Minnesota wraps up 30-year biological 'census' (Minnesota Public Radio) https://bit.ly/35le7qP

• Minnesota Biological Survey https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mbs/index.html

GOT A. ABRUPTA?
Let Mike Slater know. paplantings@gmail.com

Just a reminder that the Bee Report is now on a biweekly schedule. Next episode in two weeks.

Hit me up on Twitter and Instagram @bymattkelly.

Get in touch at tbr@bymattkelly.com.

Please subscribe to the Bee Report Podcast. Leave a 5-star rating and review. And visit TheBeeReport.com to sign up for the newsletter to stay connected to the world of bees.