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Common Bees of Western North America: ID Guide

Common Bees of Western North America: ID Guide

SKU: 111104

A rugged field guide for the bee enthusiast!


Carry this informative bee guide and learn how to identify bees as well as what bees eat, where bees live, and the life stages of a bee. Photography and text by Joseph S. Wilson, assistant professor of biology at Utah State University, and Olivia Messinger Carril, Ph.D. in Plant Biology and veteran bee researcher.


• Descriptions & illustrations of 19 common bee groups

• Honey bees, bumble bees, mason bees, and more

• Nesting and floral preferences and seasonal activity patterns

• Distinguishing bees from flies and wasps

• Indestructible lamination – waterproof



    • Laminated, 6-fold brochure
  • Pick-Up, Local Delivery, or Shipping Options

    Free pick-up in Bellingham just north of downtown.

    $10 delivery within 12-mile radius of Downtown Bellingham.

    Shipping varies by weight.

  • Mason Bee Maintenance

    Want to have a thriving native bee population but don't want to deal with the maintenance hassle? If you are located in Whatcom or Skagit Counties, Bellingham Foodscapes will set up your mason bee house in the ideal location initially, harvest your cocoons in the fall, clean and store your cocoons in a humidity and temperature-controlled environment overwinter, and place your spring mason bees out at the ideal time in the spring and/or summer leafcutter bees in the summer! Contact Bellingham Foodscapes for pricing in your location.

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