Rusty Patched Bumble Bee And Pollinator Conservation

 

March 13, 2017

Nina Veteto of Monarch Rescue teaches student how to plant pollinator gardens.

The rusty-patched bumblebee is poised to become the first bumblebee ever placed on the U.S. endangered species list.

Distinguished by a small, rust-colored patch on its back, the bumble bee's imminent placement on the endangered species list follows the much-publicized declines of honey bees and our native monarch butterflies, and draws attention to the plight of pollinators – those animals...



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