Conservation News

Bee library to map DNA for 100 species

Researchers are collaborating to sequence genomes for as many bee species in the United States as they can, including many that are facing declines. The project, dubbed Beenome100, will be made public for other researchers

Dana Kobilinsky

Sick bees choose healthier food sources

Sick bees tend to consume higher-quality pollen compared to healthy bees, according to new research. In a study published in Microbial Ecology, researchers were curious about how parasites impact the foraging behavior of honeybees and

TWS Wildlife News

A parasitologists’ love story

Dr. Becky Lasee, retired project leader of the Service’s La Crosse Fish Health Center, was recently honored by Eric Leis, a former student and colleague, with a new parasite named in her honor. Henneguya laseeae