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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3 days ago

Project Bumble Bee

Happy Earth Day! This Earth Day consider supporting pollinators by taking the Pollinator Protection Pledge or contributing to citizen science efforts like Bumble Bee Watch or the Pacific Northwest Bumble Bee Atlas. Read More: buff.ly/2UMD2BC ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Project Bumble Bee

Spring has sprung! If you are looking for plant ideas for your garden to attract bumble bees, head over to the Native Plant Database at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Xerces collaborated with them to create a database of native plants particularly attractive to bumble bees. You can find that list at: buff.ly/2Vrt990 ... See MoreSee Less

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