Bee Species Loss from 1800

Scientific American just published a really cool info-graphic documenting the loss of bee species in Illinois. Half as many species interactions as exited 200 years ago persist today, though new plants have arrived on the scene and some bees are visiting them. Tragically, numerous species have been lost locally.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=where-the-wild-bees-are

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