Resources

For the Citizen Scientist
Buchmann, Stephen L., Nabhan, Gary Paul, The Forgotten Pollinators, 1996, Island Press, Wash DC
Goulson, Dave, 2012, Bumblebees Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition
For the Gardener/ Land Manager
Burns, Deborah Xerces Society, 2015, 100 Plants to Feed the Bees: Provide a Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators Thrive, Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA
Pollinator Partnership & NAPPC, Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A Regional Guide for Farmers, Land Managers and Gardeners in the Pacific Lowland Mixed Forest Province
Xerces Society and Dr Maria Spivak, 2011, Attracting Native Pollinators: The Xerces Society Guide, Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies, Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA
For Field ID
Koch, Jonathan, Strange, J., Williams, Paul, 2012, Bumble Bees of the Western United States, Pollinator Partnership
https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/pollinators/documents/BumbleBeeGuideWestern2012.pdf   
Wilson, Joseph S., O. M. Carril, 2018, The Bees in your Backyard, Princeton University Press, New Jersey
Popular Readings
Goulson, Dave, 2013, A Sting in the Tale, My Adventures with Bumble Bees,Picador Press, NY
An absolutely delightful read for any field naturalist
Hanson, Thor, Buzz The Nature and Necessity of Bees, 2018, Basic Books, Hachette Book Group, New York
Native Bee Conservation
Embry, Paige, 2018, Our Native Bees: North America’s Endangered Pollinators and the Fight to Save Them, Timber Press, Portland OR
Looney, Chris, James P. Strange, James P., Freeman, M., & Jennings, D., Maggie Freeman & David Jennings, June 2019, The expanding Pacific Northwest range of Bombus impatiens Cresson and its establishment in Washington state Biological Invasions Vol 21 #6, ISSN 1387-3547
Packer, Laurence, 2010, Keeping the Bees: why all bees are at risk and what we can do to save them, HarperCollins Publishers
Washington's bumble bees

Bumble Bees of Washington State

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