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Wild Bees of New York

Photography of Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman

Paula Sharp & Ross Eatman have conducted a two-year project photographing and documenting wild bees at Rockefeller State Park Preserve and neighboring Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture. Their stunning images provide a rare and beautiful look at many of New York State's wild bee species, highlighting their critical role in maintaining the health of New York State's environment and agricultural production.

Paula Sharp is a photojournalist and writer who has traveled throughout the United State and Brazil photographing and document life here and in the Amazon. Ross Eatman has been a nature photographer for 20 year and is a co-founder of the Sharp-Eatman Nature Guides, a photographic society dedicated to documenting conservation issues.

Exhibition on view May 1 - June 25, 2017
Empire State Plaza Visitor Center
North Concourse
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Photograph: Small Carpenter Bee on Wild Rose, Paula Sharp