Campus voices: In Vermont only 12 of 17 bumble bee species remain today. Thoughts?

In Vermont only 12 of 17 bumble bee species remain today. Thoughts?

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ÒI think itÕs tied to overconsumption. ItÕs obviously awful and a sign that something is wrong. Bees do so much for the ecosystem besides what we know about.Ó

– junior Carly Jensen

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ÒItÕs probably colony collapse disorder. Bees get into crops with pesticides on them, which makes them disoriented; they never return to the colony.Ó

– first-year Maggie Holahan