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.
• 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
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