Pollinator Conservation: Publications
Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies reflects the latest understanding about creating and managing pollinator habitat. Illustrated with hundreds of color photographs and dozens of specially created illustrations, Attracting Native Pollinators is divided into the following four detailed sections:
- Pollinators and Pollination explains the value of pollinators, and includes informative chapters on their natural history.
- Taking Action provides comprehensive information on ways to help pollinators and on creating nest sites and safe foraging areas in all kinds of landscapes.
- Bees of North America provides help with identifying the more abundant and important bee species.
- Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Landscape shows how various kinds of land can be enhanced to support diverse pollinator populations.
Protecting Nature’s Essential Service: The Xerces Society’s Pollinator Conservation Program (Xerces Society: fact sheet) A summary of the Xerces Society’s Pollinator Conservation Program and key accomplishments within the program.
Pollinator Conservation in Minnesota and Wisconsin: A Regional Stakeholders Report (Xerces Society: conservation guidelines) This report summarizes the findings of an August 2010 meeting of regional stakeholders (farm organizations, universities, nonprofit conservation organization, and state and federal agencies) held at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. It identifies the primary threats to the region’s pollinator and offers conservation recommendations.
Fact sheets Native Pollinators on the Farm: What’s in it for Growers Bumble bees in Decline Agroforestry notes California Native Plants for Crop-Pollinating Bees (Central Valley) Native Bee Pollination of Watermelon Native Bee Pollination of Cherry Tomatoes Native Bee Pollination of Sunflowers for Hybrid Seed Production
Online presentations Online presentation on the life history and conservation of crop pollinating bees
Brochures Farming for Pollinators
California Pollinator Plant List Great Lakes Pollinator Plant List Maritime Northwest Pollinator Plant List Mid-Atlantic Pollinator Plant List Midwest Pollinator Plant List Northeast Pollinator Plant List South Central Plants for Native Bees Southeast Pollinator Plant List
Books Butterfly Gardening