Building and Managing Bee Hotels for Wild Bees (E3337)

June 21, 2017 - Author: Rufus Isaacs

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This guide provides instructions and tips for building nesting boxes, also known as bee hotels, for tunnel-nesting bees. Bee hotels can be built on any budget for farms, gardens, and parks. In addition to their role for increasing bee abundance, building bee hotels can be educational and fun for people learning about wild bees.

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Pollinators & Pollination, Gardening in Michigan, Field Crops, Lawn & Garden, 4-H Environmental & Outdoor Education, 4-H Science & Engineering, Integrated Pest Management


Rufus Isaacs

Rufus Isaacs

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