Native Bee Resources
- Native Bee Pictures
- Pollinator Conservation
- The Buzz on Native Bees
- The Plight of Native Bees
- USDA Native Bee Lab at Logan, Utah
- A nice site teaching kids about honeybees
- Research on native pollinators and bees
- Bees 'betray' their flowers when pollinator species decline
- Scientific paper: Historical changes in northeastern US bee pollinators related to shared ecological traits
- Blog post on the historical changes in northeastern US bee pollinators article above
- Scientific Paper: Patterns of widespread decline in North American bumble bees
Links on Native Bee Ecology and Identifying Native Bees
- Discoverlife: Great key for identifying bees in the United States
- Bugguide: Great pictures of bees
- Native Bee Biology from the Xerces Society: The Xerces Society is a fantastic non profit conservation, outrearch, and research organization that is devoted to invertebrate conservation. They have some great resources for pollinator and native bee conservation.
- Bumble Bee Identification from Xerces
- Sam Droege is an amazing USGS scientists who has done incredible work with native bees.
- Check out this flickr account of wonderful bee photos.
- Flickr account of bee nest parasites set up by Sam
- In 2001, the journal Ecology and Society had an incredibly valuable and important special feature issue that was devoted to pollinator ecology and conservation, with several articles focusing on native bees.
- Entire Special Feature
- Marlin and LaBerge's research on The Native Bee Fauna of Carlinville, Illinois, Revisited After 75 Years: a Case for Persistence
- Cane and Tepedino's research on Causes and Extent of Declines among Native North American Invertebrate Pollinators: Detection, Evidence, and Consequences
-Williams, Minckley, and Silveira's research on the Variation in Native Bee Faunas and its Implications for Detecting Community Changes