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We need your help! Because these animals are widely distributed the best way to keep track of them is with an army of volunteers across the country armed with cameras. With any luck, you might help us to find remnant populations of rare species before they go extinct. Participating in Bumble Bee Watch is simple and you can get started now by creating an account via the “sign in” tab at the top of the page.

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Today is a monumental day in bumble bee conservation. The USFWS has announced that it will be proposing the rusty patched bumble bee to receive protection under the ESA as an endangered species. This decision comes from a petition that was delivered to the USFWS in 2013 by The Xerces Society. Much more to come, but we thought we'd share this exciting news with you! ... See MoreSee Less

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