Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument home to rich bee diversity

The state of Utah's nickname is "The Beehive State," and the moniker couldn't be more apt, say Utah State University scientists. One out of every four bee species in the United States is found In Utah and the arid, western state is home to more bee species than most states in the nation. About half of those species dwell within the original boundaries of the newly reduced Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument home to rich bee diversity

The state of Utah's nickname is "The Beehive State," and the moniker couldn't be more apt, say Utah State University scientists. One out of every four bee species in the United States is found ...

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Phys.org

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