In the Life of Monarchs East of the Rockies: Biology and the Great Migration

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This event will be recorded and posted to: The Xerces Youtube Channel Dr. Ray Moranz will begin by presenting on the basic aspects of monarch biology, including the life cycle, the use for milkweeds as host plant, the incorporation of cardiac glycosides as a chemical defense, and the vulnerability of this species to various predators, parasites, […]

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Pollinators in the Urban Environment

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Join the Xerces Society as we present on Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA to an international audience! Promote Pollinators is looking forward to hosting an online event on December 8th at 15:00 CET (6:00 AM - 8:00 AM PT/ 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM MT/ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CT/ 9:00 AM […]

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Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA reporting window opens

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Log in to fill out your Bee City or Bee Campus annual report on the "Renewal" tab. Pay your renewal fee on the "Fee Payment" tab. If your city or campus was certified in 2022 or earlier: your renewal report and annual fee are due in February 29, 2024. If you are one of our […]

Proposal window open: Mid-Atlantic Monarch And Pollinator Habitat Kit Program

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The proposal window is open now through February 18 for the Xerces Society’s Mid-Atlantic Monarch and Pollinator Kits! Please feel free to share this with anyone you think might qualify (including Bee Cities and Bee Campuses!): 🌻 Qualifying projects: Urban farms, community gardens and spaces, working lands, public lands and tribal lands. Not for residential/private […]

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Bee City Open House: Pesticides, Policy, & You

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Join Rosemary Malfi and Aaron Anderson from the Xerces Society’s Pesticide Team for an “ask me anything”-style open house! Rosemary and Aaron will give short presentations, with case studies on practical pesticide reduction outreach and policy reform ideas. We will have plenty of time for a Q&A and group discussion on anything pesticide and policy […]

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In the Life of Beetles: Superstars of soil health, pollination, and more!

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This event will be recorded and posted to: The Xerces Society Youtube Channel Beetles are one of the most diverse groups of insects on the planet and are endlessly fascinating. Join Jennifer Hopwood to learn more about how beetles are helping us in myriad ways, by contributing to soil health, controlling crop and garden pests, […]

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Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count Announcement: The Numbers Are In!

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This event will be recorded and posted to: The Xerces Society Youtube Channel. How many monarch butterflies were counted in the Western US this overwintering season? Find out the grand tally for the annual Western Monarch Thanksgiving count, and learn what this year's numbers mean in terms of monarch conservation moving forward. Join Isis Howard for […]

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Bee City & Bee Campus USA Virtual Affiliate Meetup: North Central Region

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Join Micah Kloppenburg, Xerces Society’s Pollinator Conservation Specialist for a short presentation on urban connectivity, followed by an extended Q&A and group discussion. This is an opportunity to share your successes, ask for advice, and connect with your fellow affiliate cities and campuses. Feel free to join us if you are a Bee City or […]

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Asheville’s 5th Annual Great Buzz Gathering

Got the winter blues? Bee City USA-Asheville (NC) has the fix! It's time for the 5th annual Great Buzz Gathering. Join us to hear about 6 inspiring local pollinator initiatives on Saturday, February 10th at The Grey Eagle. Come around noon and purchase a delicious lunch and beverage at the Grey Eagle Taqueria and meet […]

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Plants You Can Brag About: Working with nurseries to assure pollinator-safe plants

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Bee City and Bee Campus affiliates collectively form one of the country’s strongest examples of how pollinator considerations can be integrated into park management and community outreach. In this webinar, Xerces pesticide program staff member Sharon Selvaggio will present a new option to help affiliates achieve the goal of ensuring that the plants they buy are […]

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Online: Best Practices for Pollinators Summit

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Registration is open for 2024: Feb 27, Feb 28 and Feb 29. Learn ecologically sound land practices that promote pollinators, climate resilience, clean waters and lands. Practical knowledge and innovation on pesticide reduction, habitat installation, fostering soil health, pollinator biology, pollinator conservation and more. Co-hosts Pollinator Friendly Alliance and The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. Read […]

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Online: Best Practices for Pollinators Summit

Online

Registration is open for 2024: Feb 27, Feb 28 and Feb 29. Learn ecologically sound land practices that promote pollinators, climate resilience, clean waters and lands. Practical knowledge and innovation on pesticide reduction, habitat installation, fostering soil health, pollinator biology, pollinator conservation and more. Co-hosts Pollinator Friendly Alliance and The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. Read […]

$60

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