Texas Pollinator Guides

Texas Bee ID Guide.pdf

Use our ID guide of Central Texas Native Bees

to identify these friendly pollinators in your backyard!

Search for a site near you: 21 posters – bee nest types and butterfly categories & habitat; 10 posters – native bee nesting

Bee & Butterfly Habitat Conservation (21: Large 11 x 17)

UT Austin Brackenridge Field Lab – W Austin/Edwards Plateau-Balcones Canyonlands

UT Austin Concho Community Garden – E Austin/Texas Blackland Prairie

UT Austin Stengl Lost Pines Field Station– Smithville/East Central TX Plains-Bastrop

Creekwater Ranch – Santo/Cross Timbers-Grand Prairie

Green Gate Farms – East Austin/Texas Blackland Prairie

Homestead Farm – Fort Worth/Cross Timbers-Grand Prairie

Johnson’s Backyard Garden – Austin/Texas Blackland Prairie

Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area – North of Dallas/Texas Blackland Prairie

M & J Farms – Round Mt – Marble Falls/Edwards Plateau-Woodland

McKinney Roughs Nature Park – East of Austin/East Central Texas Plains-Oak Savanna

Mineral Wells State Park – Mineral Wells/Cross Timbers

Pedernales Falls State Park – West of Austin/Texas Blackland Prairie

R & C Ranch – NE Denton/Cross Timbers

Ray Roberts Lake State Park – Pilot Point, Denton-Sanger/Cross Timbers

Springdale Farms – East Austin/Texas Blackland Prairie

Stephenson Nature Preserve – Sunset Valley (So. Austin)/Texas Blackland Prairie

Sunshine Community Gardens – Austin/Texas Blackland Prairie

Sweetberry Farms – West of Marble Falls/Edwards Plateau-Woodland

Trinity Audubon Center -SE of Dallas/Texas Blackland Prairie

Twin Oaks Blueberry Farm – Greenville/Texas Blackland Prairie

Urban Roots Farm – East Austin/Texas Blackland Prairie

Native Bees & Nest Types (10: Small 8×11 & Large 11×17)

Balcones Canyonlands NWR -Small

W Austin/Edwards Plateau–Balcones Canyonlands

Balcones Canyonlands NWR -Large 

Barton Creek Habitat Preserve -Small – W Austin/Edwards Plateau–Balcones Canyonlands

Barton Creek Habitat Preserve -Large

Cedar Hill State Park -Small – SE Arlington/Cross Timbers-Eastern

Cedar Hill State Park -Large

Clymer Meadow Preserve -Small – Greenville/TX Blackland Prairie-Northern

Clymer Meadow Preserve -Large

Fort Worth Nature Center Refuge -Small NW Fort Worth/Cross Timbers-Grand Prairie

Fort Worth Nature Center Refuge -Large

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center -SmallUT Austin, Edwards Plateau–Balcones Canyonlands

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center -LargeUT Austin

Milton Reimer’s Ranch State Park -Small -Austin/Edwards Plateau/Balcones Canyonlands

Milton Reimer’s Ranch State Park -Large

Onion Creek WQPL -Small– SW Austin/Edwards Plateau–Balcones Canyonlands

Onion Creek WQPL -Large

Paul Mathews Prairie Nature Preserve -Small– NE Dallas/Texas Blackland Prairie-Eastern

Paul Mathews Prairie Nature Preserve -Large – Greenville, Hunt Co. (NE Dallas)

Smiley-Woodfin Prairie -Small -W of Plano/Texas Blackland Prairie-Northern

Smiley-Woodfin Prairie -Large – West of Paris (and Plano), Lamar Co.

For more pollinator guides, see TPWD Helpful Guides page.