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Plant Picture Guides (to help with plant selection)
Water-wise Demonstration Garden booklet (the plants used in the demonstration garden in Laramie)
WyoScape Xeric Demonstration Garden Guide (the plants used in this Casper demonstration garden)
UW Extension Publications
More Pollinator Planting Resources
Some sources which sell native plants or seed - PlantsSeed
Establishing Pollinator Meadows from Seed, Xerces Society (advocacy group)
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 "Species Search" and "Regional Checklist", then State and County if desired. Then click on insect of interest to see food plants for each species.) Site has quite a few ads.
Finding hummingbird arrival dates eBird website
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University of Wyoming Extension
1000 E. University Ave, Department #3354
Laramie, WY 82071

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