2014 Bee Monitoring Update

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2014 Bee Monitoring Update

January 25, 2015

Marirose Kuhlman's monitoring update documents a multi-year project to collect baseline data on native bees.

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MPG Ranch Bee Monitoring Update Marirose Kuhlman December 2014


Magenta dots on this map of MPG Ranch indicate locations of intensive monitoring points.

MPG Ranch Bee Monitoring Update

Significance of MPG Bee Monitoring

Green Metallic Sweat Bees (Agapostemon) show the highest abundance in heavily disturbed areas in 2013.

This table provides a breakdown and summary MPG’s 2013 bee collection by family, genus, and number of species.