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Wildfires Provide Clues To How Bees Use Forests

Wildfires can have major effects on the forest ecosystem. In southern Oregon, forests are slowly coming back from a 2013 fire. Oregon State University scientists say those blackened forests are a fantastic laboratory to study insects not often associated with forests: native bees.

Jes Burns ( @radiojes) of EarthFix reports.

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