Xerces Bee Monitoring Tools
Streamlined Bee Monitoring Protocol
Developed the University of California, Davis, Rutgers University, Michigan State University, and The Xerces Society, this guide provides instructions for assessing pollinator habitat quality and diversity by monitoring native bees. It was developed for conservationists, farmers, land managers, and restoration professionals to document how native bee communities change through time in pollinator habitats. It includes an introduction to bee identification, a detailed monitoring protocol, and data sheets for different habitat types.
California Citizen-Scientist Bee Monitoring Guide
Maritime Northwest Citizen Science Monitoring Guide: Native Bees & Butterflies
Pennsylvania Citizen-Scientist Bee Monitoring Guide
Upper Midwest Citizen Science Monitoring Guide: Native Bees
Pocket-sized printable “field” versions of the taxonomic native bee groups described in regional monitoring guides.