Wild Bees and Other Lopez Native Pollinators 

Never mind the honeybees… Lopez Island is rich in wild bees and other native pollinators such as flower flies, beetles and butterflies that are often misidentified, misunderstood and sometimes unwittingly massacred in gardens and orchards! Learn to recognize the major groups and most beneficial species of native island pollinators and how to keep them buzzing! Based on six years’ research in the islands’ wild lands, farms and backyards by Russel Barsh and Madrona Murphy of Kwiaht.