Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 15, 2018

Bumblebees Thrive In the City But Struggle On The Farm

The New York Times reports

In the past 80 years, expanding urban areas in England have been found to host more species and lose fewer pollinators than agricultural areas. City parks and gardens provide a variety of flowers and foraging opportunities for bees throughout the season. Most agricultural fields offer bees only one type of flower, for a limited time. Some biologists have suggested that cities may provide refuge for bees.

Read full story at Bumblebees Thrive in the City but Struggle on the Farm – The New York Times


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