FREP Noon Network – Rusty-patched bumble bee and other native bees – what’s all the buzz about?
February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Speaker: Jason Robinson, PhD, Associate Entomologist, Illinois Natural History Survey
The rusty-patched bumble bee was recently listed as federally endangered. It has been recently discovered on various conservation lands in our region. There are many citizen efforts underway to search for and identify this species of native bumble bee. Why is it endangered? What habitats within our watershed has it been found? What does it look like, and how can we help?