The County cites Extension in article on bees, Micmac Farms

The County cited University of Maine Cooperative Extension in an article about Micmac Farms in Caribou, which has seen an increase in bees and other natural pollinators over the past two years since working with the Central Aroostook Natural Resources Conservation Service to set aside three of its 15 acres specifically to attract natural pollinators. According to research conducted by UMaine Extension, there are 270 species of native bees in Maine but habitat loss and fragmentation, pesticides and diseases have caused population declines, the article states.