Native Bee ID and Biology

Bee Biology and ID

Apoidea of Maryland, images and descriptions from Sam Droege

Bee Basics: an Introduction to Our Native Bees, Pollinator Partnership and USDA Forest Service

Conserving Wild Bees in Pennsylvania: Penn State University

Native Bee Benefits: Bryn Mawr College and Rutgers University:

Native Bees, Wild Bees and Solitary Bees: University of Minnesota

Supporting Native Bees: Our Essential Pollinators, University of Wisconsin-Extension

Specialist bees of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States (including host plants), Droege and Fowler

Understanding Native Bees: University of Maine

The Very Handy Bee Manual, Sam Droege et. al.

Wild Pollinators of Eastern Apple Orchards and How to Conserve Them: Cornell University



The Power of Pollinators: Instructions to access free PowerPoints, links and resources to teach about pollinators, bee ID, and what gardeners can do. Developed by The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems and The Ohio State University Bee Lab and Pollinatarium.