Sources for More Information
May/June 2020: Trees, Bees and Pollination
There is an abundance of information online and in print about pollination. Here are some particularly good sources and quick links to help you find it.
A Book Worth Reading
- The name is eye-catching, but the content is a revealing; look at a wide range of issues surrounding pollination and the trees, shrubs and other plants that need it. Available through book stores or your local library: Safe Sex in the Garden and Other Propositions for an Allergy-Free World, by Thomas Leo Ogren.
- LifeLines is an interesting, 9-minute video produced by the Utility Arborist Association.
Here are links to just a few of the many organizations that address the issue of pollination and the challenges of diminishing pollinators.
- Arbor Day Foundation's Trees for Bees and Other Pollinators
- Entomological Society of America
- National Park Service
- National Wildlife Federation
- Pollination Partnership
- Penn State Center for Pollinator Research
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- U. S. Forest Service
- Xerces Society
Some Other Helpful Sources
- Bee City USA - An initiative of the Xerces Society
- Bee Informed - A clearinghouse of information about honey bees and related issues.
- Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, a unique outdoor museum at the University of California -- Davis where visitors can observe and learn about bees and the plants that support them.
- Pollinate New England
- Purdue University Online publication: Pollination of Fruits and Nuts by Rosie Lerner and Peter Hirst
- University of Missouri: Pollinating Fruit Crops by Michele R. Warmund. Available for free downloading.
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Last Updated: 03/02/21