The Bees in your Backyard

The Bees in your Backyard

A Guide to North America's Bees

Book - 2016
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Princeton University Press

The Bees in Your Backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4,000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field.

The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us—in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between. It describes their natural history, including where they live, how they gather food, their role as pollinators, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, describing key identification features, distributions, diets, nesting habits, and more.

  • Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and Canada
  • Features more than 900 full-color photos
  • Offers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying bees
  • Includes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard



Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2016
ISBN: 9780691160771
0691160775
Branch Call Number: 595.799 W74
Characteristics: 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Messinger Carril, Olivia 1976-
Alternative Title: Guide to North America's bees

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