This week on the podcast, I talk with Dr. Hollis Woodard, assistant professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of California, Riverside. In January, Hollis announced that she and eleven of her fellow bee experts are going to be creating a native bee monitoring network here in the U.S. So she and I converse about the current plans for getting that network up and running.
We also talk about an issue that everyone who is involved with ecology and conservation should be thinking about: taxonomic bottleneck.
Dr. Hollis Woodard:
• Twitter @bee_witcher
• Website www.woodardlab.com
• Coronavirus stings world's top honey makers with China beekeepers locked down (Reuters) https://reut.rs/2PPHWt0
• Lawsuit attacks Trump administration failure to protect hundreds of species from extinction (Center for Biological Diversity) https://bit.ly/2TuhE21
• A new method for surveying bumble bees alongside Minnesota roadways (Crossroads) https://bit.ly/2wAsI4l
• Alfalfa leafcutting bees like nests that face north (Entomology Today) https://bit.ly/3av1rPz
• Wheen Bee Foundation receives $15,000 grant to protect green carpenter bee (Wheen Bee Foundation) https://bit.ly/2VPQTqq
• Can the green carpenter bee of Australia be saved? (The Bee Report) https://bit.ly/2wvZVOE
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