Wetlands Study Finds Rare Bee

Read the full story at NYC Water.

The northern amber bumblebee, considered a critically imperiled species in New York state, was discovered this summer in a wet meadow along Schoharie Creek during fieldwork focused on objectively assessing wetlands. New York City’s watershed is now on the very short list of locations where this tiny creature has been found over the last 40 years! As part of the wetlands study, scientists also collected data about pollinators.

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