Pollinator Conservation: Links

Agriculture
Pollinator.com: plenty of information on bees, bee keeping, and crop pollination USDA Agricultural Research Service article on alternative agricultural pollinators Wildlife Habitat Council: Helps large landowners manage unused lands The Xerces Society: Agriculture pollinator project
Biology
Bumble Boosters: a project of University of Nebraska, Lincoln: bumble bee biology, an interactive identification key, and education activities for high school students Butterflies and Moths of North America: photographic guides to butterfly and moth identification, listed state by state, plus biology notes on each species Journey North: a project that provides information on migrating wildlife, including monarch butterflies; you can contribute to the seasonal tracking program Pollinator Paradise: www.pollinatorparadise.com USDA Bee Biology and Systematics Laboratory: Logan, Utah: information on bee plants (native and garden) and making nests, and an extensive list of suppliers of bees, tubes, and nests. www.loganbeelab.usu.edu The Xerces Society: a page on native bee biology
Biological Supply
BioQuip: Specialist supplier of entomological equipment and materials Carolina Biological Supply Company: Science and educational equipment Rose Entomological Supply: www.roseentomology.com
Conservation
Conservation Ecology, an online journal: special issue on pollinator conservation Ecological Society of America’s “Pollination Tool Kit”: information on the science behind pollinator conservation and United States legislation National Wildlife Federation: backyard wildlife habitat The Xerces Society: bee biology, conservation advice, gardening guidance, and resources
Curricula
Bumble Boosters, a project of University of Nebraska, Lincoln: bumble bee biology, an interactive identification key, and education activities for high school students Smithsonian Institution: pollination lesson plans for grades 3-8
Identification
Butterflies and Moths of North America: photographic guides to butterfly and moth identification, listed state by state, plus biology notes on each species Discover Life: resources to help study wildlife, including keys to identify bumble bees and some butterflies
Nonprofits
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: Resource for native plants Monarch Watch: Activities about the fall migration National Gardening Association North American Pollinator Protection Campaign: an organization that works to protect pollinators on the North American continent Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides Pesticide Action Network North America Pollinator Partnership: information on pollinators and pollinator related events
Plants
University of Wisconsin, Madison: a list of bumble bee plants