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U of A Ph.D. Student Researching Ways to Help Wild Bees in Decline

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J. Froelich
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U of A Doctoral student, Olivia Kline stands outside of one of her bee habitats where she's testing best forage.

On a plot of pasture at the University of Arkansas - Fayetteville Experimental Station, Olivia Kline, Ph.D. entomology student has built a dozen wild bee habitats filled with various forage to observe how well they thrive. Her research results will be shared with farmers and gardeners to help sustain native bee populaitons on the Ozarks and across the U.S.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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