The Bees In Your Backyard

Author: Joseph S. Wilson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400874157
Size: 68.58 MB
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The Bees in Your Backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4,000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field. The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us—in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between. It describes their natural history, including where they live, how they gather food, their role as pollinators, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, describing key identification features, distributions, diets, nesting habits, and more. Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and Canada Features more than 900 full-color photos Offers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying bees Includes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard

Our Native Bees

Author: Paige Embry
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697695
Size: 61.72 MB
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A New York Times 2018 Holiday Gift Selection Honey bees get all the press, but the fascinating story of North America’s native bees—an endangered species essential to our ecosystems and food supplies—is just as crucial. Through interviews with farmers, gardeners, scientists, and bee experts, Our Native Bees explores the importance of native bees and focuses on why they play a key role in gardening and agriculture. The people and stories are compelling: Paige Embry goes on a bee hunt with the world expert on the likely extinct Franklin’s bumble bee, raises blue orchard bees in her refrigerator, and learns about an organization that turns the out-of-play areas in golf courses into pollinator habitats. Our Native Bees is a fascinating, must-read for fans of natural history and science and anyone curious about bees.

Storey S Guide To Keeping Honey Bees

Author: Malcolm T. Sanford
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 160342444X
Size: 17.75 MB
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Enjoy the sweet rewards of keeping your own honey bees. Learn how to plan a hive, acquire bees, install a colony, keep your bees healthy, and harvest honey. Full of practical advice on apiary equipment and tools, this comprehensive guide also includes an overview of colony life and honey bee anatomy.

Common Bees Of Eastern North America

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ISBN: 9781621263272
Size: 69.64 MB
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This waterproof, laminated FoldingGuide(TM) Descriptions & multiple illustrations of 20 common bee groups, Includes honey bees, bumble bees, mason bees, and more. Bee behavior explained: life cycle, habitats, and behaviors, distinguishing bees from flies and wasps, nesting and floral preferences, and seasonal activity patterns. llustrations and text by Joseph S. Wilson, assistant professor of biology at Utah State University, and Olivia Messinger Carril, PhD in Plant Biology and veteran bee researcher. They are co-authors of The Bees in your Backyard, published by Princeton University Press. Indestructible lamination - waterproof. Instant access to just what you need to know. Perfect for backpack or kitchen table.

Garden Insects Of North America

Author: Whitney Cranshaw
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691095615
Size: 19.76 MB
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Using full-color photos and scientifically accurate text, Cranshaw creates a comprehensive, user-friendly guide on how to better understand, appreciate and tolerate 1,420 of the insects affecting yard and garden plants in North America.

Natural Beekeeping

Author: Ross Conrad
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603583629
Size: 68.28 MB
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Offers an alternative to conventional chemical beekeeping practices with a natural hive management program, and includes information on bee anatomy, urban beekeeping, working with queens, mite control, and hive diseases.

Kaufman Field Guide To Insects Of North America

Author: Eric R. Eaton
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618153107
Size: 57.86 MB
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Highlighted by more than two thousand digitally enhanced color photographs, a comprehensive guide to the insects of North America contains information--including life histories, behaviors, and habitats--on every major group of insects found north of Mexico.

American Bee Journal

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Size: 54.65 MB
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Includes summarized reports of many bee-keeper associations.