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Our native bees : North America's endangered pollinators and the fight to save them / Paige Embry.

Embry, Paige, (author.).
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  • 7 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604697698
  • ISBN: 1604697695
  • Physical Description: 224 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, Inc., 2018.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What a bee is: an introduction -- A bee for all seasons: Apis mellifera, the European honey bee -- Did greenhouse tomatoes kill the last Franklin's bumble bee? -- Osmia lignaria, the great and glorious BOB -- Bees, blueberries, budworms, and pesticides -- Cinderella Ceratina and bees down on the farm -- Life, death, and thievery in the dark -- Bees in the grass: rethinking normal -- Citizen science and the great sunflower project -- The power of bees.
Summary, etc.:
Our Native Bees is the result of Paige Embry's yearlong quest to learn more about the forgotten, yet fundamental, native bees of North America.
Honey bees get all the press, but the story of North America's native bees-- an endangered species essential to our ecosystems and food supplies-- is just as crucial. Embry explores the importance of native bees and focuses on why they play a key role in gardening and agriculture. She 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. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Bees > North America.
Pollinators > North America.

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