Scientists to develop strategies for protecting wild bees in northeast farming areas


AMHERST, Mass. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that Anne L. Averill of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded a five-year, $3.3 million grant to study native bee communities, which play a key role in pollinating important crops in the Northeast, such as apples, low-bush blueberries, cranberries and pumpkins.

Read more at Scientists from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New York and Tennessee to Develop Strategies for Protecting Wild Bees in Northeast Farming Areas.

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