A quick picture can help local bumblebees

By Bethany Brookshire, 18:28 PM January 30, 2014

Your neighborhood bumblebee is in trouble. Now, a new website aims to get citizen scientists involved in the effort to help these fuzzy pollinators out.

Since the 1990s, scientists have recorded decreasing bumblebee populations in many areas of North America. These insects play important roles in the ecosystem. Bumblebees pollinate many of the fruit and vegetable plants we eat and flowers we love. 

Scientists are still trying to figure out why bumblebee populations are suffering. But it’s a har...

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