harvest season winds down, it’s easy to forget who’s responsible for all those
juicy tomatoes. Bumblebees. Genus
Bombus. But some
of these species are in decline. So the Vermont Center for Ecostudies in White River Junction has been doing
a survey in the Upper Valley to learn more about Vermont’s bombus population.
Vermont’s 272 mile footpath through the Green Mountains is about to turn 100. We celebrate the trail, and learn about its creation. Also, a look at why some species of bumblebees are disappearing from Vermont.