Got the winter blues? Here is a reminder that spring is coming and pollinators will soon be out and about! This is a beautiful TED Talk by Louie Schwartzberg. He is a filmmaker with a passion for pollinators. If you enjoy this video, I recommend watching Disney Nature's Wings of Life, currently available on Netflix.
The Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee is Protected!
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released their final rule on listing the rusty-patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis)—and they will be protecting it under the Endangered Species Act! Check out more information at The Xerces Society. You can also view the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service final rule in the Federal Register.