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Bumble bee feeding on Rabbitbrush flower.

Electronic version of guide (including appendices) (Largish pdf file 38MB)

Some sources which sell native plants or seed - PlantsSeed
Gardening for Native Bees in Utah and Beyond,  Utah State University Extension Fact Sheet
Gardening and Landscaping Practices for Nesting Native Bees,  Utah State University Extension Fact Sheet
Tunnel Nests for Native Bees: Nest Construction and Management ,  (discusses types of nests you can provide and how to reduce pests and pathogens) Xerces Society (advocacy group)
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) (Click on "Regional Checklists" and then click on insect of interest to see food plants for each species.)
Finding hummingbird arrival dates eBird website
Wyoming Apiary Statutes (Title 11, Chapter 7 and others)
Wyoming New Apiary Applications (Under "Technical Services)
WY Apiary Location Map (periodically updated, WDA keeps an Excel file on their site which is updated more often)
Relative Ranking of Ornamental Flower Plants to Foraging Honey Bees by Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University
Nectar and Pollen Plants of Utah 1971 publication from Utah State University

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