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UVM Biologist’s Research on Bees Featured in Free Press

The Burlington Free Press profiles Anna Beauchemin, a biologist and research assistant at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics. Beauchemin is studying native bees and their interactions with blueberry plants. She also maintains a wider focus, monitoring native bee populations and advocating for their importance in food security. “I value global food systems, and bees are largely responsible for their success -- this is a cause I can get behind.” Read the story…