In addition to the European Honey Bee, Georgia is home to almost 500 species of native bees. This guide shows a few you might find in your backyard.
This 48-page book published by the USDA Forest Service and the Pollinator Partnership is an essential primer on native bees. It's packed with information and colorful illustrations. A must have resource!
This beautiful brochure is full of photographs showing butterflies in both adult and larval stages as well as their host plant. Includes information on lifecycle, planting for butterflies and native milkweeds for monarchs.
From the Encyclopedia of Life and the National Park Service, this deck of 68 cards will help you quickly and easily identify the bees you encounter by looking at size, color, wings, antennae and more. An indispensible resource!
To many, tiny stem-nesting bees are a mystery. This diagram from author Heather Holm shows how you can easily encourage the presence of these bees in your yard.
A poster guide to the 21 species of bumble east of the Rockies.
From the Using Georgia Native Plants blog comes this handy guide to native plants in Georgia that will support native bees. If you're planning a pollinator garden, look no further!
Not all milkweeds are created equal. Some grow in different places and at different times of year. Non-native kinds can be detrimental to monarch health. From Monarchs Across Georgia, this guide puts all the information you need to select the right kinds of milkweed to support Monarch butterflies in Georgia!
8-page booklet PDF from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service with tips you can put into practice for a pollinator-friendly backyard.
This 104-page book published by the USDA Forest Service and the Pollinator Partnership contains everything you need to know about bumble bees east of the Rockies. The species guide will help you quickly identify the bumble bee visitors in your yard.
From the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign and the Pollinator Partnership, this 24-page guide explains the how's and why's of pollinator conservation in the Southeast and offers a guide to flowering trees, shrubs and plants to incorporate in your garden.
From Heather Holm, author of BEES: AN IDENTIFICATION AND NATIVE PLANT FORAGE GUIDE, download a series of informative, pictorial posters about native bees, butterflies and native plants!