Native Bees of Wisconsin

Wisconsin is home to over 500 species of native bees, playing a crucial role in pollinating crops and wild plants. These bees are essential for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem balance in the region. Among the most common native bee species in Wisconsin are the bumblebees, sweat bees, mining bees, and leafcutting bees. They exhibit diverse foraging behaviors and habitat preferences, making them resilient to various environmental conditions. Conservation efforts are focused on protecting their natural habitats and promoting sustainable land management practices to ensure their continued presence in Wisconsin's ecosystems.

Pollinator Partnership

Pollinator Habitat Installation Guides for the Midwest