A Ghost In The Making: Searching for the Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee

  • Year 2016
  • Country USA
  • Runtime 19 min
  • Director Day's Edge Productions


Everyone has heard about bee declines, but with so much attention focused on domesticated honeybees, someone has to speak up for the 4,000 species of native bees in North America. Natural history photographer Clay Bolt is on a multi-year quest to tell the stories of our native bees, and one elusive species – the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee – has become his ‘white whale.’