Bumble Bee Watch is a collaborative effort to track and conserve North America’s bumble bees.
This citizen science project allows for individuals to:
Upload photos of bumble bees to start a virtual bumble bee collection;
Identify the bumble bees in your photos and have your identifications verified by experts;
Help researchers determine the status and conservation needs of bumble bees;
Help locate rare or endangered populations of bumble bees;
Learn about bumble bees, their ecology, and ongoing conservation efforts; and
Connect with other citizen scientists.
Contributed by Mike Quinn on 30 May, 2016 - 12:00pm
In September, 2018, photographers Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman commenced a new project, documenting the extraordinary diversity of wild bee species at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas. This website chronicles the ongoing NBC project.
Survey project coordinated by M. Berenbaum (UIUC). A bounty of useful info on bees, with an emphazis on the fauna of Illinois.
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Contributed by v belov on 4 November, 2011 - 12:21pm
Disclaimer: Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service. We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world. If you need expert professional advice, contact your local extension office.