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Declining Bumble Bees

Robbin Thorp

The bumble bee population is declining and some species are teetering on the brink of extinction. That's the gist behind why three conservation groups and bumble bee researcher Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, are asking the...

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 5:42 PM

Bumble Bees at Bodega Bay

Windswept Bumble Bee

Thar’s gold in them thar hills. And also bumble bees. If you visit the Sonoma County coastal town of Bodega Bay, and drive up to Bodega Head overlooking the ocean, you’ll see a carpet of gold flowers known as coastal goldfields or Lasthenia...

Posted on Monday, August 3, 2009 at 6:15 PM

Where Have All the Bumble Bees Gone?

Pollen-Packing Bumble Bee

The Smithsonian Institution is the place to "bee" on Monday, June 22. UC Davis pollinator specialist and researcher Robbin Thorp will join other bumble bee experts from across the country in a "Plight of the Bumble Bees" public...

Posted on Monday, June 15, 2009 at 5:20 PM

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