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Xerces Events

Due to the coronavirus, we will not be holding or participating in any in-person events during the pandemic. We will resume in-person events as soon as it is safe and appropriate. In the meantime, we are committed to presenting as many events online as we can, including a new series of Xerces-hosted webinars. (Webinars will be close captioned and recordings added to our YouTube channel.)

 

The list of events on this page will be updated regularly. You can also find updates on social media and via our e-newsletter. If you have questions, please contact Liz Robertson at [email protected]

 

Please note that we are still accepting in-person speaker requests for 2021 events, although this may change depending on public health guidance. In the meantime, we can provide talks through platforms such as Zoom and Google Hangouts. Please fill out our speaker request form here. For questions regarding the speaker request form contact Rachel Dunham at [email protected]

 

December 3
12:00 PM (CT)
Webinar

Join Sarah Hamilton Buxton, Farm Bill Pollinator Conservation Planner, as she takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the North Central Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.

December 15
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (MT)
Webinar

Join conservationists from the Xerces Society and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for this virtual short course.

Topics covered during this 90-minute webinar will include a discussion of the most important pollinator plants in New Mexico rangeland, pollinator habitat evaluation, habitat restoration, and pollinator-friendly rangeland management using NRCS practices.

Featured speakers will be Santiago Misquez (NM NRCS State Biologist), Kaitlin Haase (Southwest Pollinator Conservation Specialist, Xerces Society) and Ray Moranz (Grazing Lands Pollinator Ecologist, Xerces Society).

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.

December 17
11:00 AM MT
Webinar

 

Join Kaitlin Haase, Southwest Pollinator Conservation Specialist, as she takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the Southwest Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.

January 15
10:00 AM PT
Webinar

 

Join Eric Lee-Mäder, Pollinator Program Co-Director, as he takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the Pacific Northwest Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.

January 19
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM PST
Webinar

Pesticides are widely used in urban landscapes and natural areas but can cause harm to pollinators and other invertebrates. This webinar includes foundational information on pesticides and how they impact ecosystems. Learn how to understand and assess the risks associated with pesticide use, how our regulatory systems address risk, and steps for choosing appropriate pest management strategies while conserving pollinators and steps for choosing appropriate pest management strategies in urban settings and natural areas while conserving pollinators.

This session is appropriate for those who manage urban landscapes. Two core pesticide recertification credits are anticipated from Oregon Department of Agriculture.

This webinar will be conducted by Sharon Selvaggio, Pesticide Program Specialist and Emily May, Pollinator Conservation Specialist.

Closed Captioning will be available. This webinar will be recorded and posted to our YouTube channel.

Click here for more information and to register.

January 21
10:00 AM (PT)
Webinar

Join Jessa Kay Cruz, Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, as she takes a closer look at the needs of pollinators in the California Region. Learn what plants pollinators need, how to provide nesting habitat, and what steps you can take to make change in your city.

This webinar will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel. Closed Captioning will be available during this webinar.

Click here for more information and to register.