Resources Directly Related to the Project
You can download the Participant Handbook here!
Other Helpful Resources
Bumble Bees of North America by Williams et al.
Bumble Bees of the Western United States by Koch et al.
Wildflowers of California by Blackwell
Peterson's Pacific States Wildflowers
California Native Plant Society suggested field guides
US Forest Service California botanist recommendations
Attracting Native Pollinators by the Xerces Society
Bumble Bee Watch iOS App
Bumble Bee Watch Android App
Survey 123 (Field Data Submission) - iOS & Android
Getting to your Field Site
Both of these apps have many local weather stations (this is not a comprehensive list - many other options):
Sources for inset nets, vials, etc.:
Using decimal degrees is essential for accurate mapping and locations of survey areas. You can use a smart phone to help you get decimal degrees. First, ensure location services are turned on in your device
Getting Latitude and Longitude from Google Maps
Downloading maps for offline use
How to use our Google Map to help you find point locations. The url to find the Google My Map is case sensitive and did not publish correctly. The url for the map is: goo.gl/rMtAmy.
How to use our Google Map to help you find a roadside survey route. The url for the map is: goo.gl/rMtAmy.
How to submit your Bumble Bee Data
How to Submit Habitat Data