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Wild and Native Bees

The following posts are about wild or native bees. What’s the difference?

A native bee is a species that evolved in the area where it is now living. For example, the yellow-faced bumble bee is native to the Pacific Northwest.

A wild bee can be native or not. For example, the alfalfa leafcutting bee is an introduced species, but it has escaped into to the environment and lives wild.

Why are winter bees so important?Because ...