News tagged with bumble bees

Franklin's bumble bee may be extinct

( -- Native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at the University of California, Davis, just returned from a scientific trip to southern Oregon and Northern California to see if ...

dateMay 26, 2009 in Ecology
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Bumble bees in the last frontier

There is little information about bee populations in Alaska, where native bee pollination is critical to the maintenance of subarctic ecosystems. A team from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the USDA have now completed ...

dateJun 15, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Warm winter may bring pest-filled spring

(AP) -- The mild winter that has given many Northern farmers a break from shoveling and a welcome chance to catch up on maintenance could lead to a tough spring as many pests that would normally freeze have not.

dateMar 06, 2012 in Environment
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