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Department of Natural Resources entomologist Crystal Boyd collects the insects trapped in a cup of soapy water on the Otter Tail Prairie Scenic and Natural Area. Traps will be set here every two weeks through October in an effort to sample a broad range of bee species thought to live in Minnesota. Credit: Dan Gunderson/MPR News

Researchers conduct first survey of Minnesota's native bees

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A few miles west of Fergus Falls, dew on the prairie grass sparkles in the morning sun, as Crystal Boyd, an entomologist for the state Department of Natural Resources walks into the Otter Tail Prairie Science and Natural Area.


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