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Bee Survey Says… Numerous Species Found For First Time In Vermont This Summer

August 8, 2019 by VAL

Two-banded Cellophane-cuckoo Bee © Spencer Hardy

This summer, the Vermont Center for Ecostudies has spearheaded the Vermont Wild Bee Survey in Chittenden County. According to project coordinator Spencer Hardy, more than 320 species have been documented thus far — and nearly a dozen appear to be species of wild bees that were previously unknown to be in the state.

Listen to the story at Vermont Public Radio.