Welcome to Bumble Bee Watch

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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Join Rich Hatfield, senior endangered species conservation biologist for the Xerces Society, and LeeAnn Kriegh, author of The Nature of Bend, in a discussion about the importance of native bee species. Afterwards, see the beautiful, 20-minute documentary A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee,
about the first bee in the continental U.S. to be listed under the Endangered Species Act.
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Conserving Bumble Bees

April 6, 2017, 6:00pm - April 6, 2017, 11:00pm

Join Rich Hatfield, senior endangered species conservation biologist for the Xerces Society, and LeeAnn Kriegh, author of The Nature of Bend, in a discussion about the importance of native bee species...

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