Learn About Pollinators

Did you know there are thousands of pollinators in Canada? This includes butterflies, moths, beetles, flies, hummingbirds and over 800 native bees!
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Videos & Webinars

Xerces Society (YouTube Channel) YouTube Channel
Natural Areas Association Webinar Series (YouTube Channel) YouTube Channel
Monarch Conservation Webinar Series (monarchjointventure.org) View Webinars


PolliNation Podcast (oregonstate.edu) Listen to Podcast


Pollinator Partnership Learning Center (pollinator.org) View Article
Pollinator Conservation Program (xerces.org) View Article
Bees are Champion Pollinators (fed.us) View Article
How Do Honey Bees Smell, Feel and Taste? View Article
How Do Butterflies Hear, Smell & Feel Objects? View Article
Bee Pollen – An Overview (beeculture.com) View Article
1-2-3’s of Raising Native Bees (crownbees.com) View Article
4 Steps to Bring Back Pollinators (xerces.org) View Article
Anthropocene Crisis: Climate Change, Pollinators, and Food Security (mdpi.com) View Article
Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee (fws.gov) View Article
Polyester Bees View Article
Sphinx Moths (desertusa.com) View Article
Beekeeping and General Information on Pesticides and Agriculture (scientificbeekeeping.com) View Article
Beekeeping Workshops (apisarborea.com) View Article
Study Monarchs: Citizen Science Opportunities (monarchjointventure.org) View Article
Pollinator Identification
The Bees in your Backyard (beesinyourbackyard.com) View Article
Bee Identification Guides (pollinator.org) View Article
Bumble Bee Field Guides (beespotter.org) View Article
Native Bee Identification (osu.edu) View Article
Bumble Bee Watch (bumblebeewatch.org) Submit a sighting

PDF Documents

Yukon Bumble Bee Fact Sheet Download PDF
Native Bees, Solitary Bee and Wild Bees, what are they? Download PDF
Climate Change and Bumble Bees (pollinator.org) Download PDF
Native Pollinators and Agriculture in Canada (publications.gc.ca) Download PDF
A Landowner’s Guide to Conserving Native Pollinators in Ontario (feedthebees.org) Download PDF
Bees of Toronto (toronto.ca) Download PDF
Pollinator Management Guide: Let it BEE (City of Brandon, MB) Download PDF
A Review on Bees (umass.edu) Download PDF
Common Bee Pollinators of Oregon Crops (oregon.gov) Download PDF
Rearing Monarchs: Why or Why Not? (monarchjointventure.org) Download PDF

Recommended Reading

Befriending Bumble Bees: A Practical Guide to Raising Local Bumble Bees by Elaine Evans, Ian Burns, Marla Spivak (befriendingbumblebees.com) View Book
Pollinators and Native Plants by Heather Holm (pollinatorsnativeplants.com) View Book
Bee Identification & Forage Guide by Heather Holm (pollinatorsnativeplants.com) View Book

This list was put together by volunteers and we are not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided.  If you find inaccuracies, please send an email to [email protected].

Pollinator Partnership Canada


Pollinator Partnership Canada (P2C) is a registered not-for-profit organization dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of pollinators and their ecosystems through conservation, education, and research.

Xerces Society

The Xerces Society is a science-based conservation organization, working with diverse partners including scientists, land managers, educators, policymakers, farmers, and citizens.

Bee Better Certified

Bee Better Certified partners with innovative farmers and food companies to protect bees and other pollinators in agricultural lands.

Save Our Monarchs

Save Our Monarchs is a grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to saving the embattled monarch butterflies.

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