The Cariveau Native Bee Lab is recruiting a graduate student to study how management in National Parks influence native bee communities. The specific research questions are open for development by the student but could include the impact of forest management on ground nesting bees, comparing pollinator communities or plant-pollinator interactions among boreal forest habitats, or documenting habitat use among bumble bee species. The student will travel to National Park properties in Minnesota and northern Iowa to collect native bees using a combination of observations, sweep nets and emergence traps. Park locations include Voyageur’s National Park, Effigy Mounds National Monument, Pipestone National Monument, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area and St. Croix National Sc

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