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The rusty-patched bumblebee added to the endangered species list

January 11, 2017 South Mountain Bees

Pollinators are an essential part of our ecosystem.  Steps to protect the rusty-patched bumblebee will benefit our environment at large.

"The rusty-patched bumblebee, once common across the continental United States, has been designated an endangered species by the Fish and Wildlife Service: the country’s first bumblebee, and the first bee from the lower 48 states, to be added to the register." Read more.