Our Most Important Pollinator Has Been Added to the Endangered Species List

As of February 10, 2017 the United States government will recognize the rusty-patched bumblebee (Bombus affinis) as an endangered species.At the height of the bees’ existence in the 1990s, the rusty-patched bumblebee could be found in great numbers in 31 states – now they can only be found in 13.

Source: Our Most Important Pollinator Has Been Added to the Endangered Species List

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