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In support of Bee City USA, we have started a "books about pollinators" list.

Updated May 1, 2023
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100 plants to feed the bees : provide a healthy habitat to help pollinators thrive
The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation offers browsable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees that support...
100 plants to feed the monarch : create a healthy habitat to sustain North America's most beloved butterfly : the Xerces Society
Lee-Mader, Eric
The plight of the monarch butterfly has captured public attention and sparked widespread interest in helping to save their dwindling populations. In this in-depth portrait of the monarch butterfly--covering its life cycle, its remarkable relationship with milkweed, its extraordinary migration, and...
Attracting native pollinators : protecting North America's bees and butterflies : the Xerces Society guide
Mader, Eric
With the recent decline of the European honey bee, it is more important than ever to encourage the activity of other native pollinators to keep your flowers beautiful and your grains and produce plentiful. In Attracting Native Pollinators, you'll find ideas for building nesting...
The bee friendly garden : easy ways to help the bees and make your garden grow
Purdie, Doug
A grower's handbook to attracting bees and other beneficial insects.
The bee-friendly garden : design an abundant, flower-filled yard that nurtures bees and supports biodiversity
Frey, Kate
For every gardener who cares about the planet, this guide to designing a bee garden helpsyou create a stunningly colorful, vibrant, healthy habitat that attracts both honeybees and native bees. In The Bee-Friendly Garden, award-winning garden designer Kate Frey and bee...
Butterfly gardening : creating summer magic in your garden
This revised edition of the classic handbook describes how to attract butterflies and other beneficial and beautiful insects to your garden. It presents everything the gardener needs to know to create intricate, small-scale ecosystems in an urban or suburban setting that can substitute for the...
The good garden : how to nurture pollinators, soil, native wildlife, and healthy food--all in your own backyard
McLaughlin, Chris
What makes a garden good? For Chris McLaughlin, it's about growing the healthiest, most scrumptious fruits and veggies possible, but it's also about giving back. How can your little patch of Earth become a sanctuary for threatened wildlife, sequester carbon, and nurture native plants?
How to Manage the Blue Orchard Bee As an Orchard Pollinator
Bosch, Jordi
Our native bees : North America's endangered pollinators and the fight to save them
Embry, Paige
A New York Times 2018 Holiday Gift Selection Honey bees get all the press, but the fascinating story of North America's native bees--endangered species essential to our ecosystems and food supplies--is just as crucial. Through interviews with farmers, gardeners...
Pollinator friendly gardening : gardening for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators
Hayes, Rhonda Fleming
Want to do your part in helping your local pollinators flourish? Pollinator Friendly Gardening makes it easy. Are you interested in growing a naturally healthy garden? How about making sure your local environment helps bees, butterflies, and birds survive and thrive? If...
The pollinator victory garden : win the war on pollinator decline with ecological gardening : how to attract and support bees, beetles, butterflies, bats, and other pollinators
Eierman, Kim
You can create a beautiful landscape that attracts and supports many different species of pollinators.
Protecting pollinators : how to save the creatures that feed our world
Helmer, Jodi
We should thank a pollinator at every meal. These diminutive creatures fertilize a third of the crops we eat. Yet half of the 200,000 species of pollinators are threatened. Birds, bats, insects, and many other pollinators are disappearing, putting our entire food supply in jeopardy. In...

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