Despite national decline, bumblebees thrive in county


Fri, Jul 10, 2015 - 11:40am -- (View the original Denton Record-Chronicle article.)

Denton Record-Chronicle

Although certain species of bumblebees are declining in some parts of the nation, a researcher from the University of North Texas said bumblebee populations in Denton County remain strong.

Jessica Beckham, a doctoral student, conducted field work at gardens across the county, sampling 450 bees, all belonging to two species that are declining nationwide.

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