Tag Archives: conservation

Do you know your bees? Researchers find Canadians lack bee knowledge

TORONTO, October 28, 2020 – How well do you know your bees? York University researchers have found bee knowledge in Canada lacking with about half of those surveyed thinking honey bees are wild and native to Canada. They’re not. They were brought over from Europe and are managed by beekeepers like other farm animals, such […]

Community scientists identify bumble bees correctly 50 per cent of the time

Bee photos by community scientists contribute to much needed data for conservation efforts TORONTO, June 29, 2020 – Think you can identify that bumble bee you just took a photo of in your backyard? York University researchers have found that a little more than 50 per cent of community science participants, who submitted photos to […]

Making the grade, saving the planet: WWF-Canada and York University’s Faculty of Environmental Studies

Toronto, January 30, 2015 - WWF-Canada and the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University are pleased to announce a unique collaboration that will bring together academic research and on-the-ground conservation work. The goal of the partnership is to create opportunities for students, at Canada’s largest environmental studies Faculty, to gain hands-on experience with […]