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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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2 days ago

Project Bumble Bee

Wild bergamot or beebalm not only adds natural beauty to the landscape, it is an outstanding pollinator resource. A familiar component of prairies and woodlands, its nectar attracts long-tongued bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and hawk moths. Notably, this aromatic perennial is a nectar-rich pollinator superfood that helps boost bumble bee immune systems. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Project Bumble Bee

The rusty patched bumble bee spotted in a University's pollinator garden in Minnesota! buff.ly/2Bhhu6N ... See MoreSee Less

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Project Bumble Bee

Wild hyssops (Agastache spp.) are true bee-attractive plants. Their crowded terminal spikes harbor many tiny, tubular flowers that provide plentiful nectar, making it a pollinator favorite and butterfly magnet. With staggered blooms, wild hyssops provide long-lasting flowers that gradually open over several weeks in the summer. The amino acid-rich nectar make them a superfood powerhouse for bumble bees! ... See MoreSee Less

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