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Our Native Bees

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Our Native Bees: North America's Endangered Pollinators and the Fight to Save Them

By Paige Embry

A wonderful leisurely read with glossy pages full of beautiful photos, educational and perfect for summertime reading. Makes a great gift and looks good on your coffee table.

FREE tote bag through July 31, 2018.

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Honey bees get all the press, but the fascinating story of North America’s native bees—species essential to our ecosystems and food supplies—is just as crucial. Through interviews with farmers, gardeners, scientists, and bee experts, Paige Embry explores the importance of native bees and focuses on why they play a key role in gardening and agriculture. The people and stories are compelling: Embry goes on a bee hunt with the world expert on the likely extinct Franklin’s bumble bee, raises blue orchard bees in her refrigerator, and learns about an organization that turns the out-of-play areas in golf courses into pollinator habitats.

  • Chapter 3 is dedicated to Osmia lignaria (Blue Orchard Mason Bees) and Embry's visit to the small but growing Crown Bees warehouse

"Embry’s captivating profiles ... are as entertaining as they are enlightening." Booklist

Summer reading special: FREE tote bag ($4.95 value), through July 31, 2018.

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