This page is dedicated to the wild bees of Quebec which, when honeybees are scarce, do a magnificent job of pollinating our fruit trees.
There are about 40 genera of bees in Quebec and within each genus, several species are often represented.
On this page, you can learn a bit about many of the native bees found in Quebec.
If you want to know more, we recommend inaturalist.ca.
Bees are often confused with wasps, here are some useful differences:
If you see and are able to identify wild bees, you can submit your observations to BWARS.com
Coming soon: more information about what you can plant to encourage our bees.