Combining the substantial expertise of many of Australia's leading native bee researchers, this book is a guide to observing and keeping Australia's broad range of native bee species. Includes chapters on bee biology and behaviour, bees as pollinators, agricultural beescapes, native bees for pollination services, urban bee ecology, creating artificial nest sites for Australian solitary and semi-social bees, bee identification, stingless bees, capturing, photographing and classifying bees, bee biosecurity and FAQ about Australian native bees. Lots of colour photos and illustrations. 174 pages, paperback. NSW DPI.