Conserving Bumble Bees

Guidelines for Creating and Managing Habitat for America’s Declining Pollinators

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This excellent resource was produced by the Xerces Society. The guidelines outline the significant contribution that bumble bees make to our natural environment and to productive agriculture, and describe the threats they face. They also lay out a set of straightforward strategies to guide the creation and management of good quality bumble bee habitat. By following these practices your can help to slow, stop, or potentially reverce recent population trends and help to maintain bumble bees as a productive part of our environment. From the Executive Summary, page 7.

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