Insect collection [live]

The Museum d’Histoire Naturelle has launched a large survey of pollen gathering insects all over France and asks volunteers to contribute their observations according to a rather simple protocol. (Well, not that simple: I tried to upload my series of pictures of the lilac tree at the back of my garden and failed…) I do not know how representative the data thus gathered will be nor how the biologists in charge of the study are going to use it but this is a neat idea nonetheless…

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