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If you live outside the U.S., please select the “International” price option in the drop drop down menus. USPS international postage rates, including postage to Canada, increased 40%- 65% in 2013. Unfortunately, due to these drastic increases, we can no longer offer international members discounted merchandise. Shipping rates vary from country to country and if we determine that we will not be able to cover our costs on an order, then we may refund your purchase.

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Pollinator Habitat Sign 
Produced by the Xerces Society, this durable 9″ x 12″ habitat sign is designed for outdoor use. You can hang it in your garden, on your farm, in a park, or anywhere you have habitat. The sign has two holes for hanging, but does not include a post or hardware. Habitat signs ordered on their own do not qualify for Media Mail shipping and may be sent by Priority Mail. $25 members, $30 non-members, $40 international

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Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies
By The Xerces Society

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 this book is divided into four sections: pollinators and pollination, taking action, bees of North America, and creating a pollinator-friendly landscape. Read more. Paperback, $25 members, $30 non-members, $45 international


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Farming with Native Beneficial Insects
By The Xerces Society

Xerces’ newest publication. At 272 pages, this comprehensive guide 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. Read more. Paperback, $22 members, $25 non-members, $42 international



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Managing Alternative Pollinators: A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers, and Conservationists
By Eric Mader, Marla Spivak, and Elaine Evans

First of its kind, step-by-step, full color guide for rearing and managing bumblebees, mason bees, leafcutter bees, and other honey-bee pollinator alternatives. In-depth information on nest construction, parasite and disease management, habitat conservation, IPM for beekeepers, and more. Color photos, 162 pages, paperback, $23 members, $27 non-members, $40 international



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Befriending Bumble Bees
By Elaine Evans, Ian Burns, and Marla Spivak

This step by step guide provides you with all the information you will need to capture, house, and feed the next generation of bumble bees. Enjoy the benefits these bees can provide to your gardens and crops while helping to support native ecosystems by encouraging populations of these amazing bees. 65 pages, spiral-bound, $17 members, $20 non-members, $30 international




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Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America
By Eric R. Eaton and Kenn Kaufman

Using simple, non-technical language, this book is designed to be the easiest field guide available for the fast identification of every major group of insects found in North America north of Mexico. Includes more than 2,350 full color images, a pictorial table of contents, and a wealth of information on insect behaviors and life histories. A must-have for insect enthusiasts. 391 pages, paperback, $19 members, $23 non-members, $40 international




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Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East
By Dennis Paulson

This is the first fully illustrated guide to all 336 dragonfly and damselfly species of eastern North America. Includes hundreds of full color photographs, detailed species accounts, distribution maps for each species, and helpful identification tips for dragonfly enthusiasts. 538 pages, paperback, $28 members, $33 non-members, $50 international




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Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West
By Dennis Paulson

This full color guidebook provides details of all 348 species of dragonflies and damselflies in western North America. Includes vivid full color photographs, distribution maps for each species, and helpful identification tips. 535 pages, paperback, $28 members, $33 non-members, $50 international


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Conserving Bumble Bees: Guidelines for Creating and Managing Habitat for America’s Declining Pollinators
By Rich Hatfield, Sarina Jepsen, Eric Mader, Scott Hoffman Black, and Matthew Shepherd

Highlights the important role that bumble bees play in plant pollination, details the threats they face, and provides information on how land managers can create, restore, and enhance high quality habitat. Also includes an identification guide to some common and imperiled species and lists of important bumble bee plants. Read more or download the PDF. $10 members, $13 non-members, $21 international



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Are Neonicotinoids Killing Bees? A Review into the Effects of Neonicotinoid Insecticides on Bees, with Recommendations for Action
By Jennifer Hopwood, Mace Vaughan, Matthew Shepherd, David Biddinger, Eric Mader, Scott Hoffman Black, and Celeste Mazzacano

This report details potential negative impacts of neonicotinoids insecticides to honey bees and other important pollinators. It also makes recommendations on how we can better protect bees. Read more or download the PDF. $10 members, $13 non-members, $21 international



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Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Effects of Neonicotinoid Insecticides on Agriculturally Important Beneficial Insects
By Jennifer Hopwood, Scott Hoffman Black, Mace Vaughan, and Eric Mader

This report provides a comprehensive review of published articles and pulls together the growing body of research that demonstrates risks from neonicotinoids to these beneficial insects. Read more or download the PDF. $10 members, $13 non-members, $21 international



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Farming for Bees: Guidelines for Providing Native Bee Habitat on Farms
By Mace Vaughan, Matthew Shepherd, Claire Kremen, and Scott Hoffman Black

This updated booklet outlines ways to protect and enhance habitat for native crop pollinators in the farm landscape. It includes advice on simple changes that can be made in farm management for the benefit of native bees, as well as how to create important habitat features. Read more or download the free PDF. $10 members, $13 non-members, $21 international



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Milkweeds: A Conservation Practitioner’s Guide. Plant Ecology, Seed Production Methods, and Habitat Restoration Opportunities
By Brianna Borders and Eric Lee-Mader

Monarch butterflies need milkweed. However, like many other native plant species, milkweeds are disappearing from the landscape in the wake of urban development and agricultural intensification. This guide shows how to bring back our milkweeds and restore habitat for monarch butterflies. Read more or download the free PDF. $22 members, $25 non-members, $42 international



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Pollinator Management for Organic Seed Producers
By Eric Mader and Jennifer Hoopwood

More than 80% of the world’s flowering plants depend upon insect pollinators to produce seed; this includes more than two thirds of all agricultural plants. Because of this, bees and other pollinators are an obvious concern for seed producers. Read more or download the PDF. $10 members, $13 non-members, $21 international



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Pollinators in Natural Areas: A Primer on Habitat Management
By Scott Hoffman Black, Nathan Hodges, Mace Vaughan, and Matthew Shepherd

This primer provides a summary of how land and wildlife managers can account for the habitat needs of pollinators. This 8-page booklet provides a series of recommendations for land managers on how tools such as fire, grazing, mowing, herbicides, and insecticides can be adjusted to benefit pollinators. Read more or download the PDF. $2.50 members, $5 non-members, $10 international



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Logging to Control Insects: The Science and Myths Behind Managing Forest Insect Pests
By Scott Hoffman Black

This is a synthesis of independently reviewed research. It presents a comprehensive analysis of research on the control of bark beetles and defoliators, such as spruce budworm and tussock moths. Read more or download the PDF. $10 members, $13 non-members, $21 international



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Monarch Habitat Handbook: A California Landowner’s Guide to Managing Monarch Butterfly Overwintering Habitat
By Lincoln Brower, Mia Monroe, and Katrin Snow

Produced as part of the Xerces Society’s Monarch Project, this handbook is a guide for California landowners who wish to practice wise stewardship over their Monarch butterfly overwintering habitat, preserving it for future generations to enjoy. 16 pages, 6″ x 8-1/2″, full-color photographs. Read more. $2.50 members, $5 non-members, $10 international


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Stream Bugs as Biomonitors: A Guide to Pacific Northwest Macroinvertebrate Monitoring and Identification

This CD-ROM (designed for use with a PC computer) and field guide set details the process of freshwater macroinvertebrate monitoring in the Pacific Northwest. The CD includes detailed identification guides and descriptions of nearly 500 Pacific Northwest macroinvertebrates. The companion field guide includes images and brief discussions of the 56 groups (mostly families) of macroinvertebrates that are likely to be encountered in wadeable streams. Read more. CD & field guide set $14 members, $17 non-members; CD only $8, field guide only $9, international set $24



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Aquatic Invertebrates in Pacific Northwest Freshwater Wetlands: An Identification Guide and Educational Resource

This CD-ROM (designed for use with a PC computer) includes a key to family for the aquatic invertebrates in Pacific Northwest Freshwater wetlands. It also contains information on wetland bioassessment, collecting and preserving wetland invertebrates and wetland conservation. Read more. $5 members, $7 non-members, $14 international



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Freshwater Mussels of the Pacific Northwest, 2nd Edition
By Ethan Jay Nedeau, Allan K. Smith, Jen Stone, and Sarina Jepsen.This guide provides basic identification, distribution, life history and conservation information for each of the seven species of freshwater mussels native to the Pacific Northwest. Read more or download the PDF. $8 members, $10 non-members, $18 international

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