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Draft Species Status Report for Bumble Bees in the NWT


Commenting is now closed.

The Species at Risk Committee has released the draft Species Status Report for Western Bumble Bee, Yellow-banded Bumble Bee, and Gypsy Cuckoo Bumble Bee in the NWT for review. The species status report is a comprehensive report that compiles and analyzes the best available information on the biological status of these three bumble bee species in the NWT, as well as existing and potential threats and positive influences. Full guidelines for the preparation of species status reports can be accessed here. The draft status report can be opened from the link below:

If you are interested in reviewing the report and submitting comments, please use the following questions to guide your review:

  • Has the report fully investigated the best available sources of information?
  • Is the information from those sources portrayed accurately?

Comments on the draft report must be submitted to the Species at Risk Secretariat by no later than February 28, 2019.

Comments can be submitted via email (, fax (867-873-0293), or via standard mail at the address below:

Species at Risk Secretariat
SC6, c/o Environment and Natural Resources
Government of the Northwest Territories
PO Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9