Thanks to a shift to neonics over the last quarter century, U.S. croplands are now 50 times more toxic to honeybees, even with less pesticides applied.
Pollinator Resource Guides Updated
How recently have you checked out the Kerr Center’s pollinator resource guides? Here are some of the titles we’ve added most recently:
- Essential Native Trees and Shrubs for the Eastern United States. Tony Dove and Ginger Woolridge. Imagine. 2018.
- Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, A Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution. Anurag Agrawal. Princeton University Press. 2017.
- Oklahoma Native Plants: A Guide to Designing Landscapes to Attract Birds and Butterflies. Conni Scothorn and Brian Patric. The Roadrunner Press. 2019.
- The Solitary Bees: Biology, Evolution, Conservation. Bryan N. Danforth, Robert L. Minckley, and John L. Neff. Princeton University Press. 2019.
- The Sunflower Family: A Guide to the Family Asteraceae in the Contiguous United States. Richard Spellenberg and Naida Zucker. Botanical Research Institute of Texas Press. 2019.
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast. By Laura Cotterman, Damon Waitt, and Alan Weakley. Timber Press. 2019.
- Wildflowers of the Southeast. By Jaret C. Daniels and Stan Tekiela. Adventure Publications, Inc. 2012.
These, and many other high-quality reference guides, are contained in our list of native pollinator books.
The master resource list for native pollinators and plants contains the entire book list, as well as compilations of resources in the following areas (each also available separately at these links):
- internet resources
- native plant identification guides
- nurseries and seed sources
- pollinator plant landscaping guides
- pollinator plant propagation guides
These, in turn, are only a fraction of the educational resources available in our online native plant and pollinator library. Happy reading!