Combining the substantial expertise of many of Australia's leading native bee researchers, this book is a guide to observing and keeping Australia's broad range of native bee species.
Table of contents:
Bee biology and behaviour
Bees as pollinators
Native bees for pollination services
Urban bee ecology
Creating artificial nest sites for Australian solitary and semi-social bees
Capturing, photographing and classifying bees
FAQ about Australian native bees
Published in 2016, Australian native bees is part of the AgGuide series. It is brilliantly photographed and illustrated and includes 170 full-colour A4 pages.
This publication was produced by Education Delivery, Tocal College, NSW Department of Primary Industries, as a collaborative effort with native bee specialists from across Australia. Particular thanks to Dr Anne Dollin, Dr Katja Hogendoorn, Dr Tim Heard, Dr Saul Cunningham, Dr Romina Rader, Dr Manu Saunders, Dr Tanya Latty, Dr Caragh Threlfall, Dr Tobias Smith, Dr Megan Halcroft, and Dr Michael Batley for their generous time and expertise. Thank you also to the photographers and illustrators for their incredible skill in producing the beautiful bee images throughout the AgGuide.