RebeccaTonietto2008 at u dot northwestern dot edu
In this project, we are evaluating the effects of tallgrass prairie restoration on native bee communities, which are extremely diverse in the region. In light of recent pollinator declines of honeybees and some species of bumblebees, it is important to understand what aspects of habitat restoration may benefit the 500+ species of bees native to this region.
We are conducting this...
Investigating bee bowl color in prairie habitats
Comparing native bee pollinators of two common wildflowers in parks and prairies of the Chicago region