Zoom! Crescent Farm Workshop: Leif Richardson, Xerces Society - The Arboretum
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Saturday, August 19; 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Zoom! Crescent Farm Workshop: Leif Richardson, Xerces Society

About This Event

Join us on Zoom! to explore the role Crescent Farm has played in the study of California Bumblebees. Leif Richardson, Conservation Biologist with the Xerces Society, will share his work and experience about recording the species with his volunteers and highlight what’s been discovered so far.

Learn More about Xerces Society and the Bumblebee Atlas here:

The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

Cali Bumble Bee Atlas – About – California Bumble Bee Atlas (cabumblebeeatlas.org)

About the instructor:

Leif Richardson
Conservation Biologist/ California Bumble Bee Atlas

Leif is a conservation biologist who coordinates the California Bumble Bee Atlas project. His research focuses on the ecology, distribution, and declines of North American bumble bees. Leif previously worked as an environmental consultant, studying pesticide risk to bee pollinators, and as an ecologist for Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. He is co-author of a range of scientific publications on bees, including Bumble Bees of North America: An Identification Guide (2014, Princeton University Press), the standard reference manual on this group of insects. He is an expert in the inventory and identification of bumble bees and has extensive experience training others to collect bumble bee distribution data in the field. Leif holds a Master’s degree from the University of Arizona and a PhD from Dartmouth College.

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