Albuquerque Beekeepers

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"Desert Bees Have a Secret: How to Survive a Decade of Drought"

Recent article on the work of Dr Olivia Carril (author of The Bees in Your Backyard) and Dr Karen Wright (formerly of UNM now insect curator at Texas A&M) with out local native bees, through bee species surveys at Bandelier National Monument and Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge.

New Mexico is home to about a quarter of North America's 4000+ bee species. Many remain unresearched, and several new species have only recently been discovered!

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