Books

Attracting Native Pollinators:Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies

By The Xerces Society, published by Storey Publishing.

At 380 pages, Attracting Native Pollinators provides dramatically expanded breadth and detail, reflecting the latest understanding about creating and managing pollinator habitat. Illustrated with hundreds of color photographs and dozens of specially created illustrations.

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Farming with Native Beneficial Insects

By The Xerces Society, published by Storey Publishing.

At 272 pages, Farming with Native Beneficial Insects shows you how to create a farm or garden habitat that will attract beneficial insects and thereby reduce crop damage from pests without the use of pesticides.

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Gardening for ButterfliesGardening for Butterflies

By The Xerces Society, published by Timber Press.

Xerces’ newest publication! This comprehensive, 288-page guide introduces you to a variety of butterflies who need our help, and provides suggestions for native plants to attract them, habitat designs to help them thrive, and garden practices to accommodate all their stages of life.

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Managing Alternative Pollinators: A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers, and Conservationists

By Eric Mader, Marla Spivak, and Elaine Evans, published by SARE.

First of its kind, step-by-step, full color guide for rearing and managing bumblebees, mason bees, leafcutter bees, and other honey bee alternatives. Color photos, paperback, 162 pages.

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