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What does it take to save a species? Sometimes, high-voltage power wires

(Mick Wiggins for The Boston Globe)
By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / November 22, 2009

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FOR DECADES, NOBODY in the US had seen the bee. The silver-haired black Epeoloides pilosula was once widespread in New England, often found where native yellow loosestrife plants grew. But as the region’s pastoral landscapes gave way to forests, the bee lost its sunny open home. In 1927 it was spotted in a Needham meadow and then, despite years of ... (Full article: 1852 words)

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