University of Wisconsin–Madison

Phd Student’s Research Investigates Native Bee Habitats In Urban Areas

PhD student Vera Pfeiffer catches bumblebees
PhD student Vera Pfeiffer catches bumblebees with a hand net in Madison, Wisconsin. She is currently conducting a survey of native bees in and around Madison to determine what aspects of the habitat support an abundance of native pollinators. Photo courtesy of Vera Pfeiffer.

In surveying Madison’s native bee populations, Vera Pfeiffer hopes to provide a better, more informed context for policies that can make the habitats we share with pollinators more biodiverse.

Read the full article on the UW-Madison Graduate School news page here.