Tag: alpine

September 20, 2022

Climate change is disrupting bumblebee communities

A warming climate is contributing to the decline of some alpine bumblebees and moving some subalpine populations to higher elevations. Historically in the Rocky Mountains, two species of bumblebees stayed...

October 28, 2020

Bark beetle outbreaks benefit wild bees

While bark beetle outbreaks can be problematic for western forests, they may actually be a boon to wild bee populations. “These large natural disturbances should not be perceived as completely...

June 5, 2020

JWM: Vegetation and snow events impact Dall’s sheep survival

For Dall’s sheep, environmental factors in the alpine regions they occupy play critical roles in their survival. In some regions, like the western Brooks Range in Alaska, major declines in...