Xerces News Archive

The Old Man and the Bee

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016


General Mills joins effort to support bee and butterfly habitats

Thursday, December 1st, 2016


General Mills, NRCS and the Xerces Society announce multi-year, $4 million investment in pollinator habitat

Thursday, December 1st, 2016


Firefly Populations Are Blinking Out

Friday, July 8th, 2016


[VIDEO] Western Bumblebee no longer in Willamette Valley

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016


Groups seek to protect rare butterfly whose only home is San Juan Island

Monday, June 20th, 2016


LA Times: 6 easy ways you can help save the bees

Monday, June 6th, 2016


What Santa Monica can do about monarch butterfly decline

Saturday, June 4th, 2016


A common pesticide may be a menace to pollinators. Know how to protect them.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016


Cheerios Giving Bees A Buzz-Worthy 3,300 Acres Of Flowers To Pollinate

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016


Gardeners can help protect butterfly populations

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016


This Is What Dessert Would Look Like Without Bees

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016


Maryland legislators enact ban on neonicotinoid pesticides to help bee population

Friday, April 8th, 2016


Meet an Iowa Farmer Who Puts Pollinators First

Thursday, April 7th, 2016


Citizen scientists tracking Ohio bumblebees

Monday, July 27th, 2015


State probe of Portland bee deaths finds lethal dose of banned chemical

Friday, July 24th, 2015


World’s Biggest Bumblebee at Risk of Extinction

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015


Bumblebees in severe and rapid decline from climate change — study

Friday, July 10th, 2015


Bumblebees Are Being Bumped Off by Climate Change, Scientists Say

Thursday, July 9th, 2015


A ‘Climate Vise’ is Squeezing Bumble Bees’ Range

Thursday, July 9th, 2015


Bumblebees being crushed by climate change

Thursday, July 9th, 2015


Rising Temperatures Are Squishing Bumblebee Habitats

Thursday, July 9th, 2015


Just a handful of wild bee species do most of the pollination work

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015


Migrating Monarch Butterflies Might Actually Take to the Highway

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015


USDA Program Aims To Aid Pollinators

Friday, May 29th, 2015


Can bees become addicted to pesticides?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015


Save the Bees with J. Crew’s New Graphic Tees, Which Already Have Celebrities Abuzz

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015


Whole Foods and Xerces Society Work to Help Pollinators at Risk

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015


Long-suspected pesticide is harming bumblebees

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015


Lockeford researchers boost conservation efforts

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015


Plight of imperiled Glacier National Park insect draws lawsuit

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015


This Is What Your Salad Bar Would Look Like Without Bees (And Other Pollinators)

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015


US Environment Agency May Restrict Some Neonic Use

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015


Value of endangered bumblebees weighed in VT

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015


‘Bee lawns’ have thyme, clover and yarrow: Urban meadows and dandelions beneficial to birds, bees

Monday, April 6th, 2015


U.S. to halt expanded use of some insecticides amid honey bee decline

Friday, April 3rd, 2015


U.S. to halt expanded use of some insecticides amid honey bee decline

Friday, April 3rd, 2015


Portland bans insecticide to protect declining honey bees

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015


Portland bans ‘neonicotinoid’ pesticide

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015


Portland bans use of insecticides believed to be harmful to bees on city property

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015


Portland bans use of insecticides believed to be harmful to bees on city property

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015


Buzz Kill: Hundreds of European Bee Species Threatened With Extinction

Thursday, March 26th, 2015


Hello, honey: Invite bees for a lush garden

Thursday, March 19th, 2015


North American monarchs imperiled

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015



Wednesday, March 4th, 2015


Oregon bans use of bee-killing insecticides on linden trees

Friday, February 27th, 2015


If We’re Serious about Saving Bees and Butterflies, Here’s What We Should Do

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015


Plant Diversity a Boon for Declining Bees

Thursday, February 19th, 2015


Monarch butterfly population makes a modest rebound

Thursday, January 29th, 2015


Monarch butterflies rebound slightly amid milkweed planting

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015


Monarch butterfly count rises as conservationists warn of extinction

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015


Protection sought for plummeting monarch butterfly population

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015


Gardening to Help Monarch Butterflies? Plant Natives.

Friday, January 9th, 2015


US government considers placing monarch butterfly on endangered list

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015


Endangered species status review ordered for monarch butterfly

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015


The REAL Best Books of 2014

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015


Monarchs may win ‘endangered species’ protection

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015


Monarch butterfly considered for federal protection

Monday, January 5th, 2015


Monarch Butterflies Could Gain Endangered Species Protection

Monday, January 5th, 2015


Monarchs being pushed toward extinction?

Friday, January 2nd, 2015


Monarch butterfly may get protected status

Thursday, January 1st, 2015


The monarch butterfly might end up on the endangered species list this year

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014


Monarch butterfly could get endangered species protection

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014


Monarch Butterfly May Join Endangered Species List

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014


Monarch butterfly numbers may come back from record low

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014


Monarchs Come a Step Closer to Getting Much Needed Protection

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014


Monarch butterfly eyed for possible U.S. endangered species protection

Monday, December 29th, 2014


A Ghost in the Making: Photographing the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014


Rare insect imperiled by retreating ice in Glacier National Park

Friday, December 5th, 2014


Pollinator Recommendations Deliver A Sting

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014


Oyster growers asking for permission to use new type of pesticide

Saturday, November 29th, 2014


My View: Making space for bees in our crowded landscapes can help solve food production woes

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014


Bee death task force’s recommendations to Oregon lawmakers too weak, conservationists argue

Monday, November 24th, 2014


9 extraordinary facts about North America’s native bees

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014


Bees aren’t the only pollinators you can attract

Monday, November 17th, 2014


The buzz on native bees

Saturday, November 8th, 2014


Pollinator task force backs pesticide reporting system

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014


Clover comeback? ‘Bee lawns’ gaining favor

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014


As Dwindling Monarch Butterflies Make Their Migration, Feds Try to Save Them

Friday, October 10th, 2014


Seeds for bees: Worries drive new plantings for pollinators

Monday, October 6th, 2014


Rare rusty-patched bumble bee discovered in Virginia survey

Friday, October 3rd, 2014


José Andrés: Why We Need to Protect Monarch Butterflies

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014


Researchers: Keep An Eye Out For Tagged Monarch Butterflies

Monday, September 22nd, 2014


‘Canary in the cornfield’: monarch butterfly may get threatened species status

Monday, September 8th, 2014


Loss of habitat, milkweed cited in fall of monarch butterflies

Monday, September 8th, 2014


Petition Seeks to Protect Monarchs

Friday, September 5th, 2014


Conservationists fight for monarch butterfly protections

Thursday, September 4th, 2014


Groups seek glyphosate limits to protect butterflies

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014


Environmentalists Petition to Put the Monarch Butterfly on the Endangered Species List as Its Population Plummets

Thursday, August 28th, 2014


Groups seek U.S. protection for monarch butterflies

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014


‘Threatened’ status sought for monarch butterfly

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014


Iconic monarch butterfly needs protection as endangered species, advocacy groups say in US petition

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014


Bee-Killing Pesticides Found in Midwest Rivers

Monday, August 4th, 2014


Best of Portland 2014: Best Animals

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014


How to garden for bumblebees

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014


Bee-Killing Pesticides Linked To Bird Declines

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014


Judge sets deadline for decision on butterfly

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014


Save the Bees! How You Can Help Protect Our Native Bumblebees From Extinction

Monday, July 14th, 2014


Singer encourages campers to give bees a chance

Thursday, July 10th, 2014


One group wants to protect agriculture, one bee hive at a time

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014