Bee on Yellow Flower (image) University of Minnesota Share Print E-Mail Caption Wild bees are essential pollinators of many crops, but they need habitat nearby to survive. Researchers propose that farmers cost-share the conservation of wild bee habitat. Credit Eric Lonsdorf / [Natural Capital Project, University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment] Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.