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

How does the bee cross the road?

They may be tiny and sky bound but it turns out bees have just as much difficulty crossing busy roads in Michigan as larger species that make use of crossing structures over or under busy

Dana Kobilinsky

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 negative,” said Seth Davis, an