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Attracting native pollinators [electronic resource] : protecting North America's bees and butterflies : the Xerces Society guide / Eric Mader ... [et al.].

Lee-M├Ąder, Eric, 1972- (Added Author). Xerces Society. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781603427470
  • ISBN: 1603427473
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 371 p.) : col. ill.
  • Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-353) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pollinators and pollination -- Taking action -- Bees of North America -- Creating a pollinator-friendly landscape.
Summary, etc.: Protect the Pollinators That Help Feed the World: Bees, wasps, butterflies, moths, flies, and some beetles pollinate more than 70 percent of flowering plants, but North America's native pollinators face multiple threats to their health and habitat. The Xerces Society offers a complete action plan of protecting these industrious animals by providing flowering habitat and nesting sites. Providing Healthy Habitats for Pollinators: Supports bountiful farm and garden harvests; Maintains healthy plant communities; Provides food for other wildlife; Beautifies your landscape with flower plants.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Insect pollinators > Conservation.
Bees > Conservation.
Insect pollinators > Habitat.
Bees > Habitat.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Agronomy / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Genre: Electronic books.

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