The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is an international non-profit organization that protects wild life through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat.
- Native Bee Biology
- Enhancing Habitat for Native Bees
- Bumble Bee Identification
- Maritime Northwest plant list
Pollinator Partnership is a 501(c)3 organization and the largest in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of pollinators and their ecosystems.
Pollinator Restoration Project: Central Oregon Coast is the citizen group helping to restore the pollinator habitat of the Highway 101 corridor from Yachats to Newport.
Blossomwood Farmstead is our local Yachats native bee sanctuary.
The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America’s Bees by Joseph S. Wilson
Bumble Bees of North America: An Identification Guide (Princeton Field Guides) by Paul H. Williams, Robbin W. Thorpe, Leif L. Richardson, and Sheila R. Colla
Nectar and Pollen Plants of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Dictionary of Plants Used by Honey Bees by D. M. Burgett, L. D. Johnston, B. A. Stringer
Victory Gardens for Bees: A DIY Guide to Saving the Bees by Lori Weidenhammer
100 Plants to Feed the Bees: Provide a Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators Thrive by the Xerces Society
A Buzz in the Meadow: The Natural History of a French Farm by Dave Goulson
A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees by Dave Goulson
Bumble Bees of the Western United States from the Forest Service
Help track bumble bees
Report native bee sightings (and other species) in the Cape Perpetua area