Plight of the American bumblebee: Disappearing?
The photo provided by amateur Illinois bee spotter Johanna James-Heinz, shows a rusty-patched bumblebee, on Aug. 14, 2008, in Peoria, Ill. It is one of four types of bumblebees researchers say is in trouble. (AP Photo/Johanna James-Heinz)
Posted: Monday, July 8, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Two projects related to bumblebees are ongoing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
» Professors in the entomology department are in the pilot stages of a program aimed at teaching high school students how to use radio tracking technology to learn about bumblebee queens.
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