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Lemon Trees and Bumblebees

by Diane Sherrouse

Lemon Trees and Bumblebees presents the magic of pollination, the dance of bees and flowers, to a young audience. With engaging wit and charm, using just the right combination of creative descriptions and fanciful...


Beekeeping: A Practical Beekeeping Guide to Keeping & Managing Bees Properly

by Bowe Packer

"Are you ready to learn about Beekeeping?" "Does the idea of keeping bees intrigue you?" "Interested in raising bees?" This Practical Guide Is Designed For Those That Might Not Really Understand The Science...


Fifty Years Among the Bees

by C. C. Miller

Practical, endlessly charming handbook on all aspects of this romantic, arcane pursuit offers advice, observations, and information on hive management and the practices and principles of efficient, effective...


Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health

by Les Crowder & Heather Harrell

In recent years beekeepers have had to face tremendous challenges, from pests such as varroa and tracheal mites and from the mysterious but even more devastating phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder...


Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture, 2nd Edition

by Ross Conrad & Gary Paul Nabhan

Today's beekeepers face unprecedented challenges, a fact that is now front-page news with the spread of "colony collapse disorder." Newly introduced pests like varroa and tracheal mites have made chemical treatment...


Pocket Guide Butterflies of South Africa

by Steve Woodhall

Watching and 'ticking' butterflies is a rewarding hobby and one that is gaining popularity in South Africa. This handy pocket guide details more than 250 of the region's 670 species, from the tiniest blues and...


Ladybirds

by Helen E. Roy, Peter M. J. Brown, Richard F. Comont & John J. Sloggett et al.

This revised and updated edition of Ladybirds provides a succinct but comprehensive and accessible overview of the biology of ladybirds and their parasites, focusing on ecology in an evolutionary context.


Bee Conservation: Evidence for the effects of interventions

by Lynn V. Dicks, David A. Showler & William J. Sutherland

This book brings together scientific evidence and experience relevant to the practical conservation of wild bees. The authors worked with an international group of bee experts and conservationists to develop...


Ticks and What You Can Do About Them

by Roger Drummond

Describes all common, North America ticks and tick-related diseases, including symptoms and treatment. Learn how to avoid ticks, and how to remove them if they become attached. Maps show the geographic distribution...


The Life-Story of Insects

by George H. Carpenter

Insects as a whole are preeminently creatures of the land and the air. This is shown not only by the possession of wings by a vast majority of the class, but by the mode of breathing to which reference has already...


Global Hive

by Horst Kornberger

In a world all too familiar with environmental disasters, Horst Kornberger argues that the bee crisis is a more significant problem than deforestation, pollution and global warming put together, as it points...


THE ADVENTURES OF MAYA THE BEE - teaching children that all actions and decisions have consequences

by Waldemar Bonsels, Translated by Adele Seltzer & Illustrated by Homer Boss

These stories and adventures revolve around a little bee named Maya and her friends Willy the bee, Flip the grasshopper, Mrs. Cassandra (Maya's teacher), and many other insects and other creatures. The book...


The Structure and Habits of Spiders

by J. H. Emerton

The object of this book is to give a plain account of the best known habits of spiders, and as much of their anatomy and classification as is necessary to understand these habits. The portion on the spinning...


Rhinoceros Beetles as Pets and Hobby

by Peter Bari

This book is a must-have for anyone with a passion for rhinoceros beetles. Hercules beetle information, rhino beetle’s life cycle, lifespan, habitat, diet, care, breeding, where to find beetles and larvae...


Buzz

by Thor Hanson

Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie at the heart of relationships that bind the human and natural worlds. 

In Buzz, the award-winning...


Natures Way Fun & Simple

by Beryl Hollands

My garden friends, such a delight, never knowing what goes on through the night. Beautiful swallows, birds, bees, garden hedge, moth, mother goose, kitten, mouse, sun, rain, insightof poems to suit all ages....


Abecedarian Insectarium

by Lynn stephens Massey

It started with the yellow jacket wasp I found in the street. Even though it was dead, it had such an animated quality, almost cartoon-like. I carefully cradled it in my hand and was immediately inspired to...


Argiope Aurantia

by Deborah Keever

Argiope Aurantia, also known as a Garden Spider is an invertebrated animal having an exoskeleton. See her emit pure white silk from her spinnerets sac as she captures her prey. You will enjoy many more interesting...


Misty Monarch

by Menlia Moss Trammell

Misty Monarch is a book about the endangered monarch butterfly. The story follows Misty through the annual cycle of flight north to places like Georgia to feed, lay eggs, and reproduce. Misty then returns south...


Thirteen Years of Hell in Paradise

by Rupert Pegram

After leading a regional office in Africa that studied ticks and tick-borne diseases, Rupert Pegram received a call in 1994 that changed his life. His higher ups wanted him to lead a new program in the Caribbean....