Resources

Websites

General Pollinator Supporters

The Xerces Society

Pollinator Partnership

Pollinator and Insect ID

Bug Guide

Discover Life

Citizen Science

Bumble Bee Watch

The Great Sunflower Project

The Western Bumblebee Project

NW Pollinator Initiative Publications

Citizen Science Guides

Bloom EB, Olsson RL, Crowder DW (2017) A Citizen Science Guide to Wild Bees and Floral Visitors in Western Washington. Washington State University Press, Pullman, Washington.

Biological Control and Pollination on Organic Farms

Bloom EB and Crowder DW (2016) Biological Control and Pollination Services on Organic Farms. In Advances in Insect Control and Resistance Management (eds Horowitz AR and Ishaaya I) Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Gewerbestrasse, Switzerland.

Primary and Secondary Literature

General References

Mader et al. (2010) Managing Alternative Pollinators: A handbook for beekeepers, growers, and conservationists. SARE Handbook 11, NRAES 186. Ithaca, NY

Moisset B & Buchmann S (2011) Bee Basics, An introduction to our native bees. USDA Forest Service & Pollinator Partnership Publication.

Value of Conservation

Klein AM et al. (2007) Importance of pollinators in changing landscapes for world crops. Proc Roy Soc B 274, 303-213.

Winfree R et al. (2007) Native bees provide insurance against ongoing honey bee losses. Ecol Lett 10, 1105-1113.

Pollinator Diversity

Cariveau D, Williams NM, Benjamin F, Winfree R (2013) Response diversity to land use occurs but does not consistently stabilize ecosystem services provided by native pollinators. Ecol Lett 16, 903-911.

Winfree R & Kremen C (2009) Are ecosystem services stabilized by differences among species? A test using crop pollination. Proc Roy Soc Lond B 276, 229-237.

Pollinators in Parks

Shepherd M et al. (2008) Pollinator-Friendly Parks: How to enhance parks, gardens, and other greenspaces for native pollinator insects. Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, Portland, OR, 1-52

Regional Plant Lists

Adamson NL (2013) Maritime Northwest: Pollinator plants. Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, Portland, OR, 1-4

Shepherd M (2010) Pacific Northwest Plants for Native Bees: Invertebrate conservation fact sheet. Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, Portland, OR, 1-2

Native Bee Nests

Cane JH (2006) The Logan Beemail Shelter: a practical, portable unit for managing cavity-nesting agricultural pollinators. Am Bee J 146, 611-613.

Mader E et al. (2009) Tunnel Nests for Native Bees. Xerces Society, Portland, OR: 1-6.

Shepherd M (2012) Nests for Native Bees. Xerces Society, Portland, OR, 2 pp.

Bumble Bee ID

Koch et al. (2012) Bumble Bees of the Western United States. U.S. Forest Service and the Pollinator Partnership. San Francisco, CA

Ecosystem Services

Kremen C et al. (2007) Pollination and ecosystem servicesproduced by mobile organisms: a conceptual framework for the effects of land-use change. Ecol Lett 10, 299-314.

Bees and Flowers

Bergh JE (2011) Native bee diversity and floral resource availability in two Willamette Valley Oregon Ecosystems. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Bees and Agriculture

Vaughan et al. (2007) Farming for Bees: Guidelines for providing native bee habitat on farms. Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, Portland, OR, 1-44

Bees in Urban Areas

Russell KN (2005) The potential conservation value of unmowed powerline strips for native bees. Biol Conserv 124: 133-148

Krewenka et al. (2011) Landscape elements as potential barriers and corridors for bees, wasps and parasitoids. Biol Cons 144, 1816-1825

Fetridge ED et al. (2008) The bee fauna of residential gardens in suburban New York City (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Ann Ecol Soc Am 101: 1067-1077

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