Bumblebees

Guide to MN Bumble Bees

Befriending Bumble Bees: A practical guide to raising local bumble bees

ALA Godort 2008 Notable Government Document Award Winner

Evans, E.; Burns, I.; Spivak, M.

Description:

In "Befriending Bumble Bees", you will learn how to raise your own colonies of bumble bees. This step by step guide provides you with all the information you will need to find, capture, house, and feed the next generation of bumble bees. Bumble bees are formidable pollinators, pollinating crops such as tomatoes, cranberries, blueberries, and squash, in addition to native wildflowers. Enjoy the benefits these bees can provide to your gardens and crops while helping to support native ecosystems by encouraging populations of these amazing bees. 76 pp. Full color. For beekeepers, gardeners, nature lovers, and anyone interested in pollinators.

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