Download Bombus Affinis Profile (pdf) – (pictured left)

For more information about the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee (Bombus Affinis) download Wanted Affinis (pdf)
For more information about bumble bees in decline go to

Research in Ontario Parks

Ontario Parks encourages research activities within protected areas in order to help provide a better understanding of park environments and to contribute to long-term management practices and actions.

Prior approval is necessary for all research in parks.

Anyone interested in conducting research in Pinery should obtain a copy of an application to conduct research in Provincial Parks by contacting the Visitor Centre or print a copy from the Ontario Parks website at the Science & Research page.

While developing your application, you should contact the Resource Management Supervisor to determine the appropriateness of your proposed research relative to management programs and resource sustainability.

To learn more about research possibilities, please write to:

Resource Management Supervisor
Pinery Provincial Park
9526 Lakeshore Road
Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0