U of M ids more than 500 bees native to Minnesota

MPR News reports that researchers at the University of Minnesota have identified more than 500 bees that are native to Minnesota.  It’s fascinating to learn how varied the bee population is and the amount of work required to collect and sort data to develop a definitive bee list.  Who knew there’s a bee that is a trout lily specialist?  

Read the article  which also has some amazing photos.