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Want to know more about bees, hornets, yellow jackets and wasps?

Beekeeping Associations



Bumble Bees Dyings

Yellowjackets and Paper Wasp
WSU publication of yellowjacket
and paper wasp identification.


Xerces Society


Seattle Bee Works Logo

Books for further study:

Life on a Little-known Planet Howard Ensign Evans

Bees, Wasps, and Ants Eric Grissel

Beekeeping for Dummies Howland Blackston

A Book of Bees Sue Hubbel

The Biology of the Honey Bee Mark Winston

Wasps and their Ways Margaret Morley

A Spring Without Bees Michael Schacker

Bumble Bee Economics Bernd Heinrich

Humblebee Bumblebee Brian Griffin

The Orchard Mason Bee Brian Griffin

The Natural History of Bumblebees Kearn/Thomson

Honey Bee Democracy Thomas Seeley

The Botany of Desire Michael Pollan

The Passionate Observer Jean Henri Fabre

Childrens Books

Clan Apis Jay Hosler

The Bee Tree Patricia Polaccio