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Old 08-22-2019, 10:40 AM   #311
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Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 08-24-2019, 08:19 AM   #312
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Now I'm like.... flying all over in my yard everytime I see a bee hoping to see one!
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Old 08-24-2019, 04:27 PM   #313
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Thank you, Havalotta!
I hope you find one! It would be great if a lot more of them were discovered.
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I see that this thread started in 2011, and a quick (but not thorough ) review didn't show any discoveries of the Rusty-patched bumble bee.

It's time to show some reward for our efforts. I discovered the Rusty-patched in my yard yesterday!!


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It's the first time that the Rusty-patched has been confirmed in my county since 1960. "Plant it and they will come" really does work!
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Awesome!

I think I have seen the rusty patch or a similar one here two or three times in 10 years or so. None that I recall this year.
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Now I'm like.... flying all over in my yard everytime I see a bee hoping to see one!


Good luck.
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