Native Bee and Pollinator Resources

Roughly 80 percent of the world’s plant species require wildlife assisted pollination. Landowners can help by supporting and planting native plant species, which are beneficial to pollinators. Scroll through this page to find references and guidance on how to manage your land for native pollinators.

VWL Resources

Bumblebees of Virginia

This pamphlet provides tips on how to promote native bumblebee populations, and presents detailed photos of 11 bumblebee species found throughout Virginia.

Resources from Other Agencies and Organizations

Audubon At Home: Creating Wildlife Habitat

Pollinator Resources – Multiple Sources

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