Select Publications
general resources

Bumble Bees of Southern Ontario Poster (PDF)

Flower Patch for the Rusty Patched Poster (PDF) Postcard (PDF)

No Fear of Stings Brochure (PDF)

Bumble Bees are Essential Brochure (PDF)

Protecting Monarchs Brochure (PDF)

journal articles

Kent, C., Dey, A, Patel, H., Tsvetkov, N, Tiwari, T., MacPhail, V., Gobeil, Y., Harpur, B., Gurtowski, J., Schatz, M., Colla, S., Zayed, A.. 2018. Conservation genomics of the declining North American bumblebee, Bombus terricola, reveal inbreedings and selection on immune genes. Frontiers in Genetics. 9(316):1-12.

Gibson, S.D, Bennett, K., Brook, R.W, Langer, S.V., MacPhail, V.J, Beresford, D.V. 2018. New records and range extensions of bumble bees (Bombus spp.) in a previous unsampled region of North America’s Boreal Forest. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario. 149:1-14.

MacPhail, V.J, Ferguson, S., Tompkins, H., Colla, S.R. 2018. The missing link: A case for increased consideration for plant-pollinator interactions for species at-risk recovery in Ontario. Journal for Nature Conservation. 42 (2018):1-6.

J.T. Kerr, A. Pindar, P. Galpern, L. Packer, S.G. Potts, S.M. Roberts, P. Rasmont, O. Schweiger, S.R. Colla, L.L. Richardson, D.L. Wagner, L.F. Gall, D.S. Sikes, A. Pantoja (2015) Climate change impacts on bumblebees converge across continents. Science 349:177-180.

Williams, P., R. Thorp, S.R. Colla & L. Richardson. (2014) A Field Guide to the Bumblebees of North America. Princeton University Press. 208 pp.

Colla, S.R., F. Gadallah, L. Richardson, D. Wagner & L. Gall (2012) Assessing declines of North American bumble bees (Bombus spp.) using museum specimens. Biodiversity and Conservation 21:3585-3595.