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Flora and Fauna | Nation

US Puts Bumblebee On The Endangered Species List For 1st Time

Jan. 12, 2017 12:22 a.m.

The protected designation for the rusty patched bumble bee is also the first of its kind for a bee species in the continental U.S. It has seen a dramatic decline in numbers and territory.

Flora and Fauna | Food | Nation | World | Science

Could A Bumblebee Learn To Play Fetch? Probably

Feb. 24, 2017 4:19 p.m.

Scientists found that bumblebees are nimble learners, especially when there's a sugary reward at the end. No wonder they're such good pollinators.

Fish & Wildlife | Agriculture | Flora and Fauna | local | Animals | Land | Environment | News

Will The Franklin's Bumblebee Ever Be Seen Again?

Aug. 15, 2017 3:16 p.m.

The last person who found Franklin's bumblebee in the field isn’t giving up on the bee. He still makes an annual pilgrimage to Mount Ashland in hopes it will make an appearance once again.

Environment

Bumblebees Make Sudden Disappearance

Oct. 9, 2007 9:38 a.m.

One of the West Coast’s leading bee scientists says four species of bumblebees may be approaching extinction – including one native to southern Oregon.

Efforts To Help Bumblebees

Jan. 12, 2015 4:10 a.m.

Environment | Flora and Fauna

Efforts To Help Bumblebees

Sept. 19, 2013 4:57 p.m.

A look at some efforts to help declining bumblebee populations in the region.

Environment | local

Xerces Society Calls For Increased Bumblebee Regulation

Jan. 13, 2010 4:53 p.m.

A local conservation group is helping lead an effort to put more regulations on domestic bumblebee shipments.

Will The Franklin's Bumblebee Ever Be Seen Again?

Aug. 16, 2017 2:09 a.m.

The last person who found Franklin's bumblebee in the field isn't giving up on the bee. He still makes an annual pilgrimage to Mount Ashland in hopes it will make an appearance once again.

Stung By Pesticides And Disease, Rusty Patched Bumblebee Now Endangered

Jan. 13, 2017 5:29 p.m.

The dramatic decline in the bumblebee population is causing concern because the rusty patched, and other bumblebees, are critical pollinators.

Food | Nation | Economy | Flora and Fauna | Business | Environment | World

Popular Pesticides Keep Bumblebees From Laying Eggs

Aug. 14, 2017 7:59 p.m.

A new study is adding to evidence that a popular class of pesticides can harm wild bees, like bumblebees.

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Beeswax Ship; Electric Drag Racing; Native Bumblebees

July 16, 2013 2:46 p.m.

Beeswax Ship; Electric Drag Racing; Native Bumblebees

Oregon Field Guide

Native Bumblebees

Nov. 13, 2008 8:30 p.m.

Oregon’s native bumblebees are disappearing.

Native Bumblebees

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Arts | Books | Entertainment

A Guide To Free Comic Book Day 2017: The Don't-Misses And The Near-Misses

May 5, 2017 4:26 p.m.

Headed to a comics shop for Free Comic Book Day this Saturday? Take along Glen Weldon's exhaustive guide to all 52 FCBD free comics available.

Entertainment

Sunday Puzzle: A Multisyllabic Flip-Flop

June 25, 2017 12:06 p.m.

Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz play the Sunday Puzzle with winner Samantha Robison of Junction City, Ore.

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