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Bees: Prairie Diversity and Conservation Status

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Royal Saskatchewan Museum

Bees: Prairie Diversity and Conservation Status

Royal Saskatchewan Museum

Almost half of Canada's approximately 1000 bee species live in the Prairies Ecozone; 387 different bee species have been recorded there. Saskatchewan's native prairie plays a pivotal role in the diversity and conservation of bees. Join Curator of Invertebrate Zoology, Dr. Cory Sheffield, as he speaks about the diversity and conservation of Canada’s bees, and the importance of Saskatchewan's grasslands for sustaining bee populations. Get tips on gardening for pollinators and how you can help conserve pollinators and potential threats to their populations.

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The Royal Saskatchewan Museum and T.rex Discovery Centre are situated on Treaty 4 territory, the ancestral and traditional territory of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota and homeland of the M├ętis Nation. We acknowledge the land in an act of reconciliation to those whose traditional territories we are on.