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Extension Native Bee information - Identification and general information.
Bee Basics: An Introduction to Our Native Bees - A USDA Forest Service and Pollinator Partnership Publication.
The Biology and External Morphology of Bees- With keys and a synopsis of Northwestern Genera (140 pp.)
Managing Alternative Pollinators - A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers, and Conservationists (170 pages)
Enhancing Nest Sites For Native Bee Crop Pollinators - USDA AgroForestry Notes
Native Pollinators: How to Protect and Enhance Habitat for Native Bees - Great pictures. 11pp.
Mason Bees (see the links at the bottom of the link for additional information)
How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/pdf/pnw/pnw591.pdf
Pollinator Conservation Resources - Pacific Northwest Region
Farming for Bees: Guidelines for providing habitat
How to Manage the Blue Orchard Bee
Native Pollinators http://extension.wsu.edu/maritimefruit/Pages/Pollination.aspx
Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook – Bee Protection http://uspest.org/pnw/insects?09BEES01.dat
Trap-Nesting Wasps and Bees: Life Histories, Nests and Associates http://archive.org/stream/trapnestingwasps00krom#page/n5/mode/2up