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"New $1.5 million bee database will help track declines, pollination and more"
ChronicleOnline, Cornell University, July 22, 2010
"Going on a Bee Hunt That Helps the Planet:
Amateur naturalists snap pictures to track environmental changes"
Voice of America, June 14, 2010
"Calling All Shutterbugs: Go On Safari for Pollinators"
USGS Newsroom -- June Science Picks: Hot News about Cool Science, June 15, 2010
"USGS -- Helping pollinator awareness take flight"
People, Land & Water, June 18, 2007
"Resources: Species Pointer"
Science, April 21, 2006
"Discover Life -- Site of the week"
American Scientist online, 2005
"Powerful yet simple technology required to discover life"
Sun Microsystems, 2005