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Xerces News Listings 2019

The Xerces Society's staff is known as a reliable source of science-based advice at the forefront of invertebrate protection, and can provide information and perspective on all aspects of invertebrate conservation. We are glad to give media interviews; please see our media contact information here. For the past several years, Xerces Society staff members were quoted, or our work was mentioned, in thousands of media articles that each year reach over one billion people worldwide. Here we present a selection of news stories and broadcasts in which Xerces was featured or our work was mentioned so far in 2019. The total number of articles for this year so far is over 2,940, with a reach of 1.3 billion people in 28 countries.

(Please note that the link in each item is correct when it is added to this page. We do not update these, so cannot guarantee that older links will work.)

 

November 2019

Total for month: 117 stories, 20.6 million reach.

 

Let's Bee Real (3BL Media, Mass.; 11/14/19)

Let's Bee Real (World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Switerland; 11/14/19)

Let's Bee Real (CSR International, Britain; 11/14/19)

Let's Bee Real (The Valley City Times Record - FinancialContent, Pa.; 11/14/19)

Let's Bee Real (The Evening Leader - FinancialContent, Ohio; 11/14/19)

     “Let’s Bee Real” also appeared more than 100 other outlets

Berlin continues with bee haven (Bayside Gazette, Md.; 11/14/19)

22 People and Organizations Working to Preserve Appalachia’s Biodiversity (Food Tank, US; 11/13/19)

Georgetown’s Sweet Focus on Pollinators (Wiredfocus; 11/7/19)

Great News! This Year’s Monarch Butterfly Migration Shows a Rebounding Population (Before It’s News; 11/6/19)

Leaving leaves alone creates habitat for some pollinators (Radio Iowa, Iowa; 11/6/19)

The 64 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: November 4-10, 2019 (The Stranger, Wa.; 11/4/19)

Barrington Hills looking to create a buzz with commitment to bees (Daily Herald, Ill.; 11/4/19)

UNO Sustainability Committee introduces new pollinator garden to campus (The Gateway, Neb.; 11/2/19)

New Maker Club and Butterflies (Messenger Mountain News, Calif.; 11/1/19)

 

October 2019

Total for month: 78 stories, 65 million reach.

Friends of honeybee launch mural campaign (Hendersonville Lightning, N.C.; 10/31/19)

Creating a resilient bee landscape (Los Altos Town Crier, Calif.; 10/30/19)

Darby Communications Partners with Status Forward for Robust 2020 Stand Up Initiative Package (Outdoor Industries Association, Colo.; 10/30/19)

Lynchburg becomes 'bee city' to improve landscapes for pollinators (WSET, Va.; 10/29/19)

Bee-Friendly Companies Are Getting the Science of the Crisis Completely Wrong (Medium; 10/28/19)

Catastrophic Decline of the Western Monarch (AgNetWest; 10/28/19)

Park It: Seasonal migrant butterflies returning to Fremont (East Bay Times, Calif.; 10/28/19)

En Amérique du Nord, le papillon monarque bat de l'aile (Libération, France; 10/27/19)

Fundraisers set for bee mural in downtown Hendersonville (Blue Ridge Now, N.C.; 10/26/19)

Tree leaves: Manage them as a resource (Columbus Telegram, Neb.; 10/25/19)

Bee City USA Hendersonville hosts fundraisers for downtown “bee mural” (Mountain Xpress, N.C.; 10/24/19)

Fort Bragg celebrates a birthday (Fort Bragg Advocate-News, Calif.; 10/24/19)

Turning a New Leaf: Rethinking Leaves (Zip06, Conn.; 10/24/19)

Will butterflies be free to fly at Dunes Beach? (Half Moon Bay Review, Calif.; 10/23/19)

More Monarch Butterflies Than Usual Appear to Be Migrating This Fall (Yahoo! Lifestyle, US; 10/23/19)

City flooded with water expenses (Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat, Ill.; 10/23/19)

Green and Growing: Turning over a new leaf (The Day, Conn.; 10/23/19)

A deeper shade of green (Ashland Tidings, Ore; 10/22/19)

Ball announces major updates to Forest Conservation Act (Business Monthly, Md.; 10/22)

More Monarch Butterflies Than Usual Appear to Be Migrating This Fall (Better Homes & Gardens; 10/22)

How to Turn Cities Into Pollinator Sanctuaries (Next City, Pa.; 10/21/19)

Monarch Butterfly Parasite Uses Strategy to Spread Infection (USAgNet, Wisc.; 10/20/19)

5 Simple Steps to Help Bees and Other Pollinators (Medium, US; 10/18/19)

Carlinville becomes state’s first Bee City (Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat, Ill.; 10/18/19)

Monarch butterfly researchers report biggest numbers of season this week in Cape May (WHYY, Del.; 10/17/19)

Be a Better Gardener: The science of autumn leaf management (Hudson Valley 360, N.Y.; 10/17/19)

Monarch Butterfly Parasite Uses Strategy to Spread Infection (Newswise / University of Georgia; 10/17/19)

SOU receives national “Excellence and Innovation Award” for sustainability (SOU News, Ore.; 10/16/19)

Twin Falls commits to protect bees and butterflies as a pollinator-friendly community (KPVI News 6, Idaho; 10/16/19)

Placing prairie strips helps row crop farm (The Farmer / Missouri Ruralist, Mo.; 10/16/19)

Help pollinators as they continue their important role (Eau Claire Leader Telegram, Wisc.; 10/14/19)

'The smell will knock you off your feet': mass mussel die-offs baffle scientists (The Guardian, Britain; 10/13/19)

Cover crops, soil health field day at Medvecky Farm (County News Review, Minn.; 10/13/19)

Town abuzz after getting state’s first Bee City nod (Jacksonville Journal-Courier, Ill.; 10/13/19)

Town abuzz after getting state’s first Bee City nod (The Edwardsville Intelligencer, Ill.; 10/13/19)

Ask the Master Gardener: Inviting bees to your garden — The best of the pollinators (Skagit Valley Herald, Wash.; 10/11/19)

A great time to mix it up in the garden (Santa Cruz Sentinel, Calif.; 10/10/19)

The Top Eight Things to See at the October 2019 Capitol Hill Art Walk (The Stranger, Wash.; 10/9/19)

The monarchs of migration (Murray Ledger & Times, Ky.; 10/5/19)

UC Berkeley recognized as bee-friendly campus by Bee Campus USA (Daily Californian, Calif.; 10/4/19)

Sunny savings: Solar field could save Shelby residents $7 million over 30 years (Mansfield News Journal, Ohio; 10/4/19)

Commissioners asked to join Bee City coalition (Garrett County Republican, W.V.; 10/3/19)

Bee Campus USA designation brings buzz to UCD, community (Davis Enterprise, Calif.; 10/8/19)

Neonic pesticides hurt birds as well as the insects they eat (Star Tribune, Minn.; 10/8/19)

Dawn Chorus: Leave the Fall Leaves for Birds & Bugs (Daily Kos, US; 10/6/19)

What’s Growing On: Welcoming fall, and a look to the future (The Record, Calif.; 10/3/19)

Monarch Migration 2019 (Watts Up With That, US; 10/3/19)

Pittman Center makes Bee City USA plans (Mountain Press, Tenn.; 10/3/19)

Massive mural planned for Tenderloin aims to make Monarch butterflies "impossible to ignore" (Hoodline, Calif.; 10/2/19)

 

September 2019

Total for month: 128 stories, 98 million reach.

Bee green, bee good (Ashland Tidings, Ore.; 9/30/19)

Solar panels pair surprisingly well with tomatoes, peppers and pollinators (Mother Nature Network, US; 9/30/19)

The beauty of insects and how to help them survive (Daily Herald, Ill.; 9/28/19)

How to help save California's monarch butterflies (Press Democrat, Calif.; 9/27/19)

UBC ecologist honored by American Museum of Natural History (UBC Science, Canada; 9/26/19)

Help save the monarch butterfly with free seed for your golf course (GCM Online, Kan.; 9/25/19)

Bits n' Pieces from East, West and Beyond (Western News, Mont.; 9/24/19)

Detroit has thousands of vacant lots. Here’s why some are becoming honeybee farms. (Washington Post, D.C.; 9/18/19)

Monarch butterflies: conservation’s orange flag (Adirondack Explorer, N.Y.; 9/18/19)

Rare bee lost 96 percent of its population, how you can help it stop being endangered (KQAD, Ill.; 9/17/19)

     “Rare bee lost 96 percent of its population, how you can help it stop being endangered” appeared in over 20 additional outlets.

Tennessee Makes Way for the Monarchs (NY Times, N.Y.; 9/16/19)

USDA will resume honeybee survey suspended this summer (CNN, US; 9/13/19)

USDA will resume honeybee survey suspended this summer (Fox 6 Now, Wis.; 9/13/19)

     “USDA will resume honeybee survey suspended this summer” appeared in 30 additional outlets.

Experts: Autumn approaching, but don’t neglect your garden (Oswego County News, N.Y.; 9/12/19)

Rainier Fruit moves to regenerative agriculture (Produce News, N.J.; 9/11/19)

Pollinator advocates rally against neonics-treated plants (Mountain Xpress. N.C.; 9/11/19)

Organización sin fines de lucro del sur de California está salvando mariposas (LA Times, Calif.; 9/9/19)

Maryland county taking steps to protect bees (Washington Post, D.C.; 9/8/19)

Maryland county taking steps to protect bees (Associated Press, US; 9/8/19)

     “Maryland county taking steps to protect bees” appeared in 7 additional outlets.

Howard County taking steps to protect bees (WTOP, D.C.; 9/8/19)

Wilsonville event sparks bee research breakthrough (Wilsonville Spokesman, Ore.; 9/7/19)

Organización sin fines de lucro de Encinitas está salvando mariposas (San Diego Union-Tribune, Calif.; 9/7/19)

Howard County becomes bee sanctuary county (WBAL TV, Md.; 9/6/19)

Howard County Joins “Bee City” Effort To Protect Pollinators (CBS Baltimore, Md.; (9/6/19)

Pollinator plantings workshop set (Sun Journal, Maine; 9/5/19)

Howard County To Become One Of The First Bee Cities In The Nation (Maryland Patch, Md.; 9/5/19)

Experts huddle in Pacific Grove to stem decline of monarch butterflies (Monterey Herald, Calif.; 9/5/19)

Encinitas nonprofit is saving butterflies (San Diego Union-Tribune, Calif.; 9/5/19)

Declining insect populations threaten birds (Capital Journal, S.D.; 9/5/19)

Agriculture Capital invests in Firestone Pacific Foods (Refrigerated & Frozen Food, Mich.; 9/5/19)

Tree Board Sponsors Guided Tree Walk on Main St. (WHKP, N.C.; 9/4/19)

Annual photography exhibit deadline nears (Times Bulletin, Ohio ; 9/4/19)

Field day at Scattergood Friends School Farm (Morning Ag Clips, N.Y.; 9/4/19)

Five integrated pest management control strategies (Herald & News, Ore.; 9/4/19)

General Mills Shares 4 Ways It Will Reduce Pesticide Use (Farm Journal’s Ag Professional, Kan.; 9/3/19)

Always Bee Positive (Parkersburg News & Sentinel, W.V.; 9/2/19)

Talent Bee City USA enters fifth year (Mail Tribune, Ore.; 9/2/19)

Monarch butterfly numbers in decline (Herald Bulletin, Ind.; 9/1/19)

 

August 2019

Total for month: 393 stories, 193.2 million reach.

How Maine Companies, Conservationists Are Helping Native Pollinators Thrive (Maine Public Radio, Maine; 8/30/19)

City of Santa Barbara Releases Sustainability Progress Report (Edhat Online Magazine, Calif.; 8/29/19)

Armstrong Garden to receive facelift (Parkersburg News & Sentinel, W.V.; 8/28/19)

A busy bee indeed (Mountain Home News, Idaho; 8/28/19)

Houston... No, Sacramento: We Have A Problem (Source Weekly, Ore.; 8/28/19)

The beauty of insects in the garden, and how to help them survive (Hamilton Spectator, Canada; 8/28/19)

Despite efforts to attract them, monarchs are scarce in Siskiyou (Siskiyou Daily News, Calif.; 8/28/19)

A fading firefly exposes the unacceptable cost of Trump’s endangered species plan (USA Today; 8/28/19)

Bee-friendly landscaping practices could save the human race (Colorado Springs independent, Colo.; 8/28/19)

Have fun and learn how to help an iconic butterfly at the Iowa City Monarch Festival (Little Village magazine, Iowa; 8/24/19)

Changes to ESA may alter course for rare bumblebee listing (Register-Guard, Ore.; 8/24/19)

The beauty of garden insects and how to help them survive (Borneo Bulletin, Borneo; 8/23/19)

Town of Vienna Now a Hive for Bee Conservation (Tysons Reporter, Va.; 8/23/19)

Milkweed matters: Cornell students collaborate on research to help protect threatened monarch butterflies (The Gazette, Iowa; 8/23/19)

Funding awarded for conservation innovations (Morning Ag Clips, US; 8/22/19)

Franklin's bumblebees are in trouble (Mail Tribune, Ore.; 8/21/19)

NRCS Partners in California Receive Funding for Conservation Innovations (PR Newswire, US; 8/21/19)

     “NRCS Partners in California Receive Funding for Conservation Innovations” appeared in over 35 additional outlets.

Instructors create buzz on native bees (UNM Daily Logo, N.M.; 8/20/19)

Protection proposed for rare bumblebee found only in Southern Oregon & Northern California (Klamath Falls News, Ore.; 8/20/19)

Rainier Fruit moves beyond organics to regenerative agriculture (Produce News, N.J.; 8/20/19)

Pope County nursery owner named to Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame (Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Ark.; 8/17/19)

Plight of the honeybee: Festival raises awareness of need to protect pollinators (Blue Ridge Now, N.C.; 8/17/19)

Honeybees and beers mix at fundraiser for Hendersonville bee mural (WLOS ABC13, N.C.; 8/17/19)

Roadsides Are Refuges for Declining Pollinators (Sierra Magazine; 8/17/19)

A Look at the Science of Insect Conservation (Entomology Today, Md.; 8/16/19)

Franklin’s Bumble Bee proposed for endangered species list (Daily Democrat, Calif.; 8/14/19)

Plants, pollinators and how humans can help (Smoky Mountain News, N.C.; 8/14/19)

Monarchs and swallowtails (Adirondack Explorer, N.Y.; 8/14/19)

This was a bad week for bees (The Bee Report, N.Y.; 8/13/19)

Help garden insects thrive (The Columbian, Wa.; 8/13/19)

Twin Falls City Council approves Bee and Monarch City USA designation (KMVT 11, Idaho; 8/13/19)

Enhance Your Garden With Bee-utiful Bee Houses (Earth911, US; 8/13/19)

Protection proposed for rare bumble bee (Bandon Western World, Ore.; 8/13/19)

Missing Bumblebee in Northwest U.S. Could Join Endangered List (Bloomberg Environment, D.C.; 8/13/19)

Conservation groups: Trump's new rules threaten wildlife (East Oregonian, Ore.; 8/12/19)

Trump's New Rules Threaten Wildlife, Northwest Conservation Groups Contend (KLCC, Ore.; 8/12/19)

Trump's New Rules Threaten Wildlife, Northwest Conservation Groups Contend (Jefferson Public Radio, Ore.; 8/12/19)

Endangered listing proposed for Oregon bumblebee (Portland Business Journal, Ore.; 8/12/19)

The beauty of insects in the garden, and how to help them survive (Condé Nast House & Garden, South Africa; 8/12/19)

The Butterfly Effect (Texas Observer, Texas; 8/12/19)

A fruitful new partnership for farmers and pollinators (Medium, US; 8/13/19)

Was this summer a boom season for fireflies? (PennLive, Pa.; 8/12/19)

Pollinators: Maintaining safe, productive habitat to ensure plant reproduction (Daily Bulldog, Maine; 8/8/19)

Briefly: Region - Pollinators to be focus of free workshop (Sun Journal, Maine; 8/7/19)

Endangered Species Listing Seeking Info (Oakdale Leader, Calif.; 8/7/19)

Learning to live with — even enjoy — insects in the garden (SF Gate, Calif.; 8/7/19)

Learning to live with — even enjoy — insects in the garden (Washington Post; 8/6/19)

Organic Farming Conference to include pollinators presentation (Columbus Dispatch, Ohio; 8/6/19)

Pollinators and pests in your garden: How to save one, get rid of the other (San Diego Union-Tribune, Calif.; 8/5/19)

Hendersonville to celebrate Honey Bee Day on August 17th with buzz worthy events! (FOX Carolina - WHNS 21, S.C.; 8/5/19)

Your Cheap-Ass Bee House Is Probably Killing the Bees (True Viral News; 8/4/19)

Beekeeping Without a Hive (Houzz; 8/3/19)

Delaware Developers Said to Threaten Unique Firefly (Courthouse News Service, Calif.; 8/2/19)

Scientists want firefly unique to Delaware beach to be on endangered species list (Washington Post; 8/2/19)

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash (NBC Los Angeles, Calif.; 8/2/19)

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash (NBC New York City, N.Y.; 8/2/19)

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Mo.; 8/2/19)

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash (US News & World Report, US; 8/2/19)

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash (Fox News, US; 8/2/19)

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash (Haaretz, Israel; 8/2/19)

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash (San Francisco Chronicle, Calif.; 8/2/19)

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash (Daily Mail, Britain; 8/2/19)

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash (Seattle Times, Wa.; 8/2/19)

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Ga.; 8/2/19)

     “Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash” appeared in over 200 additional outlets.

On The Map: Scientists And Oregon Bumble Bees (Jefferson Public Radio, Ore.; 8/1/19)

Keeping it Native for the Bees (Attraction Magazine, Md.; 8/1/19)

 

July 2019

Total for month: 136 stories, 44.6 million reach.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Says Help Conserve Monarch Butterflies by Being Part of a Volunteer Monitoring Network Across North America (Sierra Sun Times, Calif.; 7/31/19)

Organic farm draws crowd to Sutherland (N'West Iowa Review, Iowa; 7/30/19)

Hemp offers little to pollinators (Ashland Tidings, Ore.; 7/30/19)

Bumbles in My Back Yard! (Good Stuff NW, Ore.; 7/27/19)

Da inicio la segunda edición del monitoreo trilateral “Blitz Monarca 2019” (Mexico Ambiental, Mexico; 7/27/19)

Trivia Bits for Jul 27, 2019 (Creators Syndicate, Calif.; 7/27/19)

What a buzz: How to help save the bees with your smartphone (CBC News, Canada; 7/25/19)

The City of Sonoma Joins Tri-National Campaign to Protect Monarchs (Sonoma County Gazette, Calif.; 7/24/19)

Dear Decaturish – Backyard mosquito spraying services kill more than mosquitoes (Decaturish.com, Ga.; 7/25/19)

ECU becomes certified as affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program (WCTI ABC12, N.C.; 7/24/19)

The Buzz About ‘Bee Cities’ (American Free Press, Md.; 7/23/19)

Butterflies are More than Party Favors (Bay Nature, Calif.; 7/23/19)

Dakota Uplander: From Butterflies to Birds, Pollinator Plantings Benefit All (Wahpeton Daily News, N.D.; 7/20/19)

Asheville residents turn to wildlife-friendly yards (Mountain Xpress, N.C.; 7/20/19)

Həşəratlar təhlükə qarşısındadır (Virtual Azərbaycan, Azerbaijan; 7/20/19) 

Pollinators and predators in your garden: How to save one, kill the other (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Mo.; 7/20/19)

Nebraska Bumble Bee Atlas Project Aims to Engage Community Scientists in Tracking Bumble Bees (Reflector, Neb.; 7/19/19)

How We Can Help Honeybees Every Day (Reader’s Digest; 7/18/19)

The Well-Dressed Garden: Best flowers for butterflies (Detroit News, Mich.; 7/18/19)

City of Belmont becomes the 90th Bee City USA in the Nation (Belmont-Mount Holly BannerNews, N.C.; 7/18/19)

Pollinators and pests in your garden: How to save one, get rid of the other (LA Times, Calif.; 7/17/19)

Striking Polyphemus a beautiful example of moths for National Pollinator Week (Virginian-Pilot, Va.; 7/17/19)

City, Cal envision a bee-friendly Berkeley (Berkeleyside, Calif.; 7/15/19)

Buzzkill: Why continuing bee deaths could leave Virginians stung (Lynchburg News and Advance, Va.; 7/13/19)

Public tours of regal fritillary butterfly habitat offered at Fort Indiantown Gap (Penn Live, Pa.; 7/12/19)

Neonicotinoids and pollinators: Why you should read the label (Chico Enterprise-Record, Calif.; 7/12/19)

How to encourage the little things that run the world in your garden (Tallahassee Democrat, Fla.; 7/11/19)

Organic Farming Conference focuses on pollinators (The Bargain Hunter; 7/11/19)

Monarch Mishaps: When Trying to Help Actually Hurts (The Revalator; 7/11/19)

Agriculture Department Cuts Program Tracking Bee Declines (Bloomberg Environment; 7/10/19)

Lynchburg designated as Virginia's second "Bee City" (NBC12 – WWBT, Richmond, Va.; 7/10/19)

Pretty Pollinators: You can choose to plant flowers that will attract beautiful butterflies to visit your yard (Lewiston Tribune, Idaho; 7/10/19)

USDA indefinitely suspends honey bee tracking survey as states get approval to use bee-killing pesticide (Nation of Change; 7/9/19)

Trump’s USDA Suspends Honeybee Survey (EcoWatch; 7/8/19)

US: New Bee Better certification for products that respect pollinators (FreshPlaza, The Netherlands; 7/8/19)

California Giant and the wild bee program (HortiDaily, The Netherlands; 7/8/19)

USDA Indefinitely Suspends Honey Bee Tracking Survey as States Get Approval to Use Bee-Killing Pesticide (Common Dreams; 7/7/19)

Honeybees hit by Trump budget cuts (CNN; 7/6/19)

All abuzz: Volunteers helping to track NW bumblebees (Billings Gazette, Mont.; 7/5/19)

EE. UU.: Nueva certificación Bee Beter para los productos respetuosos con los polinizadores (FreshPlaza, Spain; 7/5/19)

EEUU lanza la certificación ‘Bee Better’ para productos agrícolas producidos bajo el respeto a los polinizadores (Portal del Campo, Chile; 7/4/19)

This Program Gives Bees Independence from Environmental Degradation (Triple Pundit, Minn.; 7/3/19)

'Everybody loves seeing butterflies’: Raising monarchs is growing in popularity, but some are against it (Chicago Tribune; 7/3/19)

Insects, imperfect knowledge, and the imperative of action (Anthropocene; 7/3/19)

California Giant shows its support for bees (FruitNet, Britain; 7/3/19)

California Giant Berry partnership, Bee Better Certification (The Packer, Kan.; 7/3/19)

AC Foods and California Giant are now ‘Bee Better Certified’ (Perishable News; 7/3/19)

California Giant and the wild bee program (FreshPlaza, The Netherlands; 7/3/19)

Meet and greet planned with local farming agencies (Appeal-Democrat, Calif; 7/2/19)

Creating A Backyard Banquet For Butterflies (Montana Public Radio; 7/1/19)

California Giant shows its support for bees (FruitNet, Britain; 7/3/19)

#RoadTrip: How to spend a weekend in Lake City, S.C. (CHSToday, S.C.; 7/1/19)

 

June 2019

Total for month: 388 stories, 87 million reach.

Bees Help Grow Over 35 Percent of Our Food Crops. Meet the Woman Trying to Save Them. (Eating Well magazine; June 2019 issue)

Pollinator Conservation Field Day (Carriage Towne News, N.H.; 6/27/19)

A primer on protecting the much-loved but misunderstood bumblebee (Spokesman-Review, Wash.; 6/27/19)

3rd Pollinator Expo celebrates Wright-Patt’s commitment to pollinators (Dayton Daily News, Ohio; 6/27/19)

Gateway preserve nestles a little bit of nature in the city (Winston-Salem Journal, N.C.; 6/27/19)

Pesticides Found in Monarchs' Milkweed Near Farm Fields (USAgNet; 6/27/19)

Las mariposas monarca nacidas en cautiverio, tienen dificultades para migrar al sur: estudio realizado en EE UU (Monitor Expresso, Mexico; 6/26/19)

Pesticides found in monarchs’ milkweed near farm fields (Purdue University, Ind.; 6/26/19)

CSM campuses lauded for green practices (SoMdNews, Md.; 6/25/19)

Conservation groups urge farmers to plant milkweed for monarchs (Daily Democrat, Calif.; 6/25/19)

Monarch butterflies born in captivity have a tougher time migrating south in the winter (CNN; 6/25/19)

     “Monarch butterflies born in captivity have a tougher time migrating south in the winter” appeared in over 30 additional outlets.

Captive-bred monarch butterflies don’t fly south, study says, as wild population shrinks (Idaho Statesman; 6/24/19)

UNH to help residents learn how to boost pollinators (Seacoast Online, N.H.; 6/24/19)

Home gardeners can boost pollinators, Extension official says (AgWeek; 6/24/19)

Bee-ing Better for Pollinators (USAgNet; 6/24/19)

Does the Mass Rearing of Butterflies Hurt More Than Help? (Sierra magazine; 6/23/19)

Hive of artists behind new Bee City mural in Talent (Medford Mail Tribune, Ore.; 6/22/19)

Rare Bethany firefly threatened by new beach homes (Delmarva Now, Md.; 6/21/19)

Community honors Bee City USA title with new mosaic (KOBI-TV NBC5, Ore.; 6/21/19)

Public asked to plant gardens for bees/pollinators at PennDOT rest stops, interchanges, traffic islands (Tribune-Review, Pa.; 6/20/19)

Fort Bragg’s beautiful gardens get their due (Fort Bragg Advocate-News, Calif.; 6/20/19)

These Feel-Good Snacks Are Eco-Friendly and Delicious (Chowhound, Calif.; 6/17/19)

Pollinator Habitats Are Declining Worldwide, But Business Can Help (Triple Pundit. Minn.; 6/17/19)

     “Pollinator Habitats Are Declining Worldwide, But Business Can Help” appeared in over 110 additional outlets.

Pollinator gardening: How you can help monarch butterflies, other pollinators in Michigan (Click On Detroit, Mich.; 6/17/19)

Bumblebee love (Union-Tribune, Idaho; 6/16/19)

Literary Gardener: 'Enjoy the beauty' on Pollinator Garden Tour (Medford Mail Tribune, Ore.; 6/16/19)

Gardening: Reduce lawn area, increase pollinator habitat (The Post and Courier, S.C.; 6/15/19)

Fish and Game Commission Adds Four Bumble Bees to Candidate List (Lexology, Britain; 6/13/19)

Burque Bee City Pollination Celebration (Silver City Sun-News, Calif.; 6/13/19)

A lot is buzzing in Florence as city becomes 'bee city' (ABC News 4, S.C.; 6/12/19)

Pollinators: Secret Superheroes Dinner (The 828, N.C.; 6/12/19)

Are Bees Fish? The Courts May Have to Decide in California (Bloomberg Environment; 6/12/19)

Efforts to protect butterflies, desert fish would get millions under Extinction Prevention Act (Cronkite News, Ariz.; 6/11/19)

Please help save our bees (Idaho Press-Tribune, Idaho; 6/11/19)

Florence becomes SC's latest Bee City (SC Now, S.C.; 6/10/19)

This SoHo Office Building Will Double as a Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary (Core 77; 6/10/19)

Rare butterflies focus of upcoming tours at Fort Indiantown Gap (PennLive, Pa.; 6/9/19)

Your Cheap-Ass Bee House Is Probably Killing the Bees (Gizmodo; 6/9/19)

A primer on protecting the much-loved but misunderstood bumblebee (Lewiston Tribune, Idaho; 6/8/19)

Carson City Bee Hotel now open for business thanks to Chamber students (Carson Now, Nev.; 6/8/19)

Don't Cut Back All Your Elderberry (South Carolina Public Radio, S.C.; 6/7/19)

Mowing milkweed means more monarchs (Spartan Newsroom, Mich.; 6/7/19)

‘Ethical gardening’ makes space for pollinators in Adirondacks (Adirondack Explorer, N.Y.; 6.7/19)

Pollinator friendly gardens boost environmental health (Emmitsburg, Pa.; 6/7/19)

Bee City USA and Ashevilles Pollination Celebration (AVL Today, N.C.; 6/7/19)

Learn about beekeeping, native plants during annual Pollinator Expo (Dayton Daily News, Ohio; 6/7/19)

Horticultural hive-mind: Gardener’s guide to protecting the bees (Sidney Herald, Mont.; 6/7/19)

Summer reading to prepare for Great Georgia Pollinator Census (Jackson Progress-Argus, Ga.; 6/6/19)

Bee first: Eugene holds inaugural pollinator celebration Sunday (Register-Guard, Ore; 6/6/19)

Honeybees Don’t Need to be ‘Saved’ (Bloomberg; 6/6/19)

Rome Celebrates National Pollinator Month in June (WLAQ 1410, Ga.; 6/6/19)

Could bumble bees become only insect on California's endangered species list? (KCRA 3, Calif.; 6/5/19)

Allentown officials make commitment to protect pollinators (Central Jersey, N.J.; 6/4/19)

Pollination Celebration events promote pollinator gardening and more (Mountain Xpress, N.C.; 6/4/19)

Learn about beekeeping and more at the annual pollinator expo (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio; 6/4/19)

Williamstown has first Bee City U.S.A. meeting (Parkersburg News-Sentinel, W.V.; 6/4/19)

The Top 6 Companies That Are Helping Us Save the Bees (Better Homes and Gardens; 6/4/19)

     “The Top 6 Companies That Are Helping Us Save the Bees” appeared in over 110 additional outlets.

The latest buzz about pollinator tours (Ashland Tidings, Ore.; 6/3/19)

When you plan your garden, think of the bees (The Blade, Ohio; 6/3/19)

Minnesota’s Going to Help Homeowners Make Their Yards Bee-Friendly (Care2; 6/2/19)

To bee or not to bee (Rome News Tribune, Ga.; 6/2/19)

Georgians have three months to read up before the Great Georgia Pollinator Census (Farmer & Rancher, Fla.; 6/1/19)

 

May 2019

Total for month: 361 stories, 142 million reach.

Bee Habitat ribbon cutting set in Carson City (Nevada Appeal, Nev.; 5/31/19)

How Bees and Farmers Got Together (Bloomberg; 5/30/19)

Eat a tomato, thank the bumblebee (Chicago Reader, Ill.; 5/30/19)

Georgians have 3 months to read up before the Great Georgia Pollinator Census (Henry Herald, Ga.; 5/30/19)

LCC named 'Bee Campus' affiliate (Register-Guard, Ore.; 5/29/19)

Rome renewed for Bee City USA certification (Marietta Daily Journal, Ga.; 5/28/19)

Cascade Brewing Kicks off the Summer Season with a Garden Party (MyBeerBuzz, Pa.; 5/28/19)

Peril of the Monarchs (Malibu Magazine, Calif.; 5/28/19)

Scientists prep for Great Georgia Pollinator Census (Albany Herald, Ga.; 5/28/19)

Save The Bees: EPA Bans 12 Pesticides Harmful To Honeybees (90.9 WBUR, Mass.; 5/28/19)

Hendersonville Bee City USA celebrates Pollinator Month in June (Blue Ridge Now, N.C.: 5/27/19)

The beautiful, majestic monarch is a delight (Brookings Register, Ore.: 5/25/19)

WNC’s Bee Cities: Pollination Month (The Laurel of Asheville, N.C.; 5/25/19)

On the Wild Side: Native bees (Arizona Daily Sun, Ariz.: 5/25/19)

Bee City: Get buzzed for Williamstown project (Parkersburg News & Sentinel, W.V.; 5/24/19)

Conservationists Act to Protect Rare Firefly as Endangered (Care2; 5/23/19)

Spring is here. Don’t let your desire for a ‘healthy’ garden poison the ecosystem (Boulder Weekly, Colo.; 5/23/19)

Belmont beekeeper says don’t swat those swarms (Belmont-Mount Holly BannerNews, N.C.; 5/22/19)

A Pragmatic Case For Protecting Endangered Species (The Pavlovic Today, D.C.; 5/21/19)

Gemperle Family Farms Expands Charitable Giving to Worldwide Nature Preservation and Starts the #PreserveNatureDonations Challenge (PR Newswire, plus a few dozen outlets; 5/21/19)

     “Gemperle Family Farms Expands Charitable Giving to Worldwide Nature Preservation and Starts the #PreserveNatureDonations Challenge” appeared in over 30 additional outlets.

Wildflower-filled medians intended to help bee population (CBS17, N.C.; 5/21/19)

Whole Kids Foundation Unites with Top Chefs and Celebrated Restaurants to Raise $100,000 and Fund 50 New School Beehives (3BLmedia; 5/20/19)

     “Whole Kids Foundation Unites with Top Chefs and Celebrated Restaurants to Raise $100,000 and Fund 50 New School Beehives” appeared in over 110 additional outlets.

Rising seas threaten to swamp a rare firefly’s habitat (Grist; 5/20/19)

Why we're seeing wave after wave of butterflies in Ventura County (Ventura County Star, Calif.; 5/19/19)

Stevie Wonder, pet cemetery, songwriter jamboree: News from around our 50 states (USA Today; 5/16/19)

Mowing milkweed means more monarchs (Great Lakes Echo, Mich.; 5/16/19)

James Madison University named 66th Bee Campus in the country (WHSV 3, Va.; 5/16/19)

Bee City USA renews Greenwood's certification (Index-Journal, S.C.; 5/16/19)

Environmental Groups Want Protection for Unique Firefly in Bethany Beach (Delmarva Public Radio, Md.; 5/16/19)

Bee City using SWAT unit to help fight mosquitoes (Index-Journal, S.C.; 5/15/19)

Ypsilanti Township renews commitment to protect bees (MLive, Mich.; 5/15/19)

SOU earns renewal as Bee Campus USA (KDRV 12, Ore.; 5/15/19)

Environmentalists eye protection for unique Delaware firefly (Houston Chronicle, Texas; 5/15/19)

Environmentalists eye protection for unique Delaware firefly (Washington Post, D.C.; 5/15/19)

Environmentalists eye protection for unique Delaware firefly (AP, N.Y.; 5/15/19)

     “Environmentalists eye protection for unique Delaware firefly” appeared in over 10 additional outlets.

Talking ’Bout the Birds, and the Bees, and the Flowers, and the Trees (Zip06, Conn.; 5/14/19)

May brings sun, warmth and plenty to do in the garden (Herald-Mail, Md.; 5/13/19)

To Save the Butterflies, Put Them In Cities – Mother Jones - Global Diaspora News (The Most Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders, Ghana; 5/13/19)

Häagen-Dazs is giving away ice cream in Atlanta today (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Ga.; 5/13/19)

Buzz Buzz, It's Häagen Daz Free Cone Day (NBC Los Angeles, Calif.; 5/13/19)

SOU earns renewal as Bee Campus USA (SOU News, Ore.: 5/13/19)

Making Urban Space for Monarch Butterflies (CityLab, N.Y.; 5/13/19)

Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront announces details about the Kids Day event (VTDigger, Vt.; 5/9/19)

Planting Milkweed This Spring Could Help Save Monarch Butterflies (Realty Times, Nev.; 5/9/19)

Grinnell heritage farm is farming against type—and against the odds—in iowa (Gas and Electricity, India; 5/8/19)

Group seeks to stop City from using chemical herbicides, change to organic products (San Diego Community News, Calif.; 5/8/19)

SDSU Recognized for 10 Years as a Tree Campus USA (South Dakota Ag Connection, S.D.; 5/8/19)

City of Dunwoody designated as a “Bee City” (The Aha! Connection, Ga.; 5/8/19)

SD State recognized for 10 years as Tree Campus USA (Brookings Register, S.D.; 5/8/19)

Häagen-Dazs® Shops Announces Free Cone Day on Tuesday, May 14 (PR Newswire; 5/7/19)

     “Häagen-Dazs® Shops Announces Free Cone Day on Tuesday, May 14” appeared in over 65 additional outlets.

Twin Falls beekeeper pursues Bee City USA designation (KMVT, Idaho; 5/6/19)

It’s swarm season: Honeybees are house hunting (The Karnes Countrywide, Texas; 5/6/19)

Bumblebee Species Possible Listings Further Threatens California Ag (AgNet West, Fla.; 5/6/19)

The Importance of Having Insects (Bay Nature, Calif.; May 2019 issue)

Grinnell Heritage Farm plants roots in community (Scarlet & Black, Iowa; 5/3/19)

Help track and map bumble bees (Magic Valley, Idaho; 5/2/19)

A Quarter Century of Retail Success (Vitamin Retailer Magazine; 5/2/19)

Vienna touts its bee-friendly bona-fides (Inside NoVa; Va.; 5/2/19)

Grow a garden to buzz about this spring (Boston Globe, Mass.; 5/1/19)

Jersey Devil fest, the squirrel on the train, rules for robots: News from around our 50 states (USA Today; 5/1/19) 

Kenyon becomes Bee Campus (Farm and Dairy, Ohio; 5/1/19)

EGSC’s Bee Campus USA certification renewed (All On Georgia; 5/1/19)

 

April 2019

Total for month: 243 stories, 81 million reach.

Strike for the Planet Wednesday mornings from 8:30 to 10 in front of SF City Hall (Daily Kos; 4/30/19)

Newfoundland and Labrador Beekeeping Association promotes bumble bee watch monitoring program (The Telegram, Canada; 4/29/19)

Butterflies Galore: Millions Of Monarchs Expected In New York (New York Patch, N.Y.; 4/28/19)

Help track and map bumble bees (Idaho State Journal, Idaho;4/25/19)

EGSC’s Bee Campus USA certification renewed (Emanuel County Live, Ga.; 4/25/19)

Bee swarms near your home? Here’s what to do (WWAY NewsChannel 3, N.C.; 4/25/19)

Western Agricultural Processors Association : California Department of Fish and Wildlife to Consider Listing Four Species of Bumblebees as Endangered (Market Screener; 4/24/19)

5 SIMPLE TIPS FOR STARTING A POLLINATOR GARDEN (KDHamptons, N.Y.; 4/24/19)

Town of Boone Celebrates Earth First Friday at the Jones House (Watauga Democrat, N.C.; 4/24/19)

Bee City USA Renews Blue Ridge Community College's Certification (Transylvania Times, N.C.; 4/22/19)

Illinois Tollway Celebrating Earth Day by Sharing Wildflower Seeds (Illinois Tollway, Ill.; 4/22/19)

Earth Week 2019 Activities Scheduled at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (Native News Online, Mich.; 4/22/19)

EARTH WEEK 2019 ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED AT FDLTCC (Red Lake Nation News, Minn.; 4/22/19)

10 Beauty Brands That Are Giving Back To The Planet This Earth Day (Forbes magazine; 4/22/19)

Marin’s bayside communities called to save monarch butterflies (Marin Independent Journal, Calif.; 4/21/19)

Celebrate Earth Day With Annabelle Gurwitch, Actress, Conservationist and Best-Selling Author on Tips on TV Blog (PR Newswire.; 4/19/19)

     “Celebrate Earth Day With Annabelle Gurwitch, Actress, Conservationist and Best-Selling Author on Tips on TV Blog” appeared in over 135 additional outlets.

The Frail Ophelias' 'Xerces Blue' mourns an extinct species of butterfly (The Bay Bridged, Calif.; 4/18/19)

Goshen College re-certified as Bee Campus USA (Elkhart Truth, Ind.; 4/18/19)

Keeping Wild Bees and Wild Grasslands Healthy (Wallowa County Chieftain, 4/17/19)

Calling All Citizen Scientists (The Source Weekly, Ore.; 4/16/19)

Goshen College re-certified as Bee Campus USA (Goshen College, Ind.; 4/16/19)

BTA/BOLT to host presentation in Boxford on ‘insect apocalypse’ (Wicked Local – Middleton, Mass.; 4/15/19)

Goleta rehabilitates historic Eucalyptus grove to bring back monarch butterflies (KCRW 89.9 FM, Calif.; 4/12/19)

Missouri Southern Students Work to Make Campus Bee-Friendly (US News & World Report; 4/12/19)

     “Missouri Southern Students Work to Make Campus Bee-Friendly” appeared in 10 additional outlets.

What's in Flight: April, 2019 (Carl Schurz Park Conservancy, N.Y.; 4/12/19)

POP Kicks Off Pollinator Pathway Initiative (Newtown Bee, Conn.; 4/12/19)

Grants promote pollinator habitat (Good Fruit Grower, Wash.; 4/11/19)

Earthlove Subscription Box Review + Coupon – Spring 2019 (Hello Subscription; 4/11/19)

Where are all the bugs going and what can I do about it? (Grist; 4/11/19)

Picking up other people's trash is nasty, but necessary in Asheville (Citizen-Times, N.C.; 4/10/19)

Following California's super bloom craze, painted lady butterflies reach Monterey County (Salinas Californian, Calif.; 4/8/19)

Bee colonies thriving after first year on MSSU prairie (Joplin Globe, Mo.; 4/7/19)

Gonzaga’s Bee Campus USA Certification Renewed (Gonzaga News Service, Wash.; 4/5/19)

Monarchs and milkweed | The Real Dirt (Enterprise-Record, Calif.; 2/5/19)

Meridian Co-op Gardeners to open pollinator garden (Intermountain Farm & Ranch, Idaho; 4/5/19)

The Impact of a Global Decline in Pollinators (WCAI, Mass.; 4/4/19)

How to Grow a Bug-Friendly Garden Absolutely Anywhere (Lifehacker; 4/4/19)

Gardening: Start next season’s pollinator meadow now (Spokesman-Review, Wash.; 4/4/19)

Bell Buckle is still a Bee City (Times-Gazette, Tenn.; 4/3/19)

VANISHING POINT | Decline in insect population leading to catastrophe, report says; locals fight back (VC Reporter, Calif.; 4/3/19)

Conservation Minute: The Backyard Conservationist (Adirondack Almanack, N.Y.; 4/2/19)

11th annual Hobby Day: Event to feature variety of vendors, education on bees (Appeal-Democrat, Calif.; 4/2/19)

Southern Nevada senator stands behind bee bill, says it is meant to stop Africanized bees (Carson Now, Nev.; 4/2/19)

Bee City USA to host 'Earth Day Celebration of Pollinators' in Carson City (Carson Now, Nev.; 4/2/19)

Carson City mayor donates $5,000 to Bee Hotel Project by the Leadership Institute (Carson Now, Nev.; 4/1/19)

Urban Gardening Festival blooms in Nashville (Pride Publishing Group, Tenn.; 4/1/19)

Scientist says state has 'success stories' of endangered bumblebees (Farm Week Now; 4/1/19)

Population of migrating monarchs dwindling, but experts say it’s not all doom and gloom (Cronkite News, Ariz.; 4/1/19)

Is the monarch making a comeback? Texas expecting a dramatic burst of butterflies this summer (Lonely Planet, Britain; 4/1/19)

 

March 2019

Total for month: 290 stories, 90 million reach.

Garden Show Speaker: Lady beetles, wasps and others can help control pests (Sioux City Journal, Iowa; 3/31/19)

The insect apocalypse is coming: Hong Kong moths study shows the threats and complexities (South China Morning Post, Hong Kong;

After becoming Nevada’s first ‘Bee City,’ new legislation would make beekeeping illegal statewide (Carson Now, Nev.; 3/29/19)

Inmates help rare butterfly return to Oregon (KGW8, Ore.; 2/29/19)

Annual Lakelands Business Expo abuzz with activity (Index-Journal, S.C.; 3/29/19)

The GreenBee Wildlife Web Initiative (PR Newswire; 3/29/19)

     “The GreenBee Wildlife Web Initiative” appeared in over 120 additional outlets.

Chasing painted ladies (Voices of Monterey Bay, Calif.; 3/28/19)

Forgotten Endangered Species: The Karner Blue Butterfly (Modern Conservationist, Mo.; 3/28/19)

The Butterfly Effect (Carmichael Times, Calif.; 3/28/19)

Shop, learn and grow at the Siouxland Garden Show (Morning AgClips; 3/27/19)

Here’s how far ahead spring came to California, compared to the rest of the U.S. (Mercury News, Calif.; 3/27/19)

A Portland Nonprofit Is Investigating Why Monarch Butterflies Are Vanishing (Willamette Week, Ore.; 3/27/19)

Farms and Ranches Can Provide Needed Sanctuary for Struggling Western Monarchs, USDA Says (Sierra Sun Times, Calif.; 3/27/19)

Grinnell Heritage Farm is Farming Against Type—and Against the Odds—in Iowa (Civil Eats; 3/27)

West Linn now one of 80 Bee City USA spots (KOIN 6 NEWS, Ore.; 3/27/19)

West Linn becomes the 80th 'Bee City, U.S.A' (KATU, Ore.; 3/27/19)

Bring on the bees: West Linn becomes a Bee City USA (KPTV FOX 12, Ore.; 3/27/19)

Flying insect populations are declining drastically in Europe (Eyethu News, South Africa; 3/26/19)

     “Flying insect populations are declining drastically in Europe” appeared in 40 additional outlets.

Niabi Builds Conservation Partnerships to Save Species and Habitats (River Cities Reader, Iowa; 3/25/19)

ZEKE FREEMAN OF BEE RAW - Mood of Living (Mood of Living; 3/25/19)

Call to the Wild: One Gardener's Quest to Cultivate a Haven for Birds (Martha Stewart; 3/22/19)

Be-A-Better-Gardener: Bumblebees - the harbingers of spring (The Berkshire Eagle, Mass.; 3/22/19)

Spring brings new focus on pollinators, Greenwood's Bee City status (Index-Journal, S.C.; 3/22/19)

Can art save the monarch butterfly? The Peninsula’s fine art muralist has an angle. (The Six Fifty, Calif.; 3/21/19)

The Secret Powers of Painted Lady Butterflies (Action Sports Network, Calif.; 3/21/19)

Putting the petal to the meadow for the bees (Rome News-Tribune, Ga.; 3/20/19)

Why Tulare County is experiencing a burst of butterflies (Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Advance-Register, Calif.; 3/20/19)

NH Audubon McLane Center Offers Spring Programs (AARP; 3/18/19)

Choosing what to grow in your garden can be a challenge (Leader-Telegram, Wisc.; 3/18/19)

Ecologist Visiting Ivy Creek Foundation Discusses the Importance of Pollinators in the Community (NBC29, Va.; 3/17/19)

Shop, Learn and Grow at the Siouxland Garden Show (Nebraska AgConnection;; 3/16/19)

Where have all the butterflies gone? Monarch butterflies all but vanish in Idaho and the West (Spokesman-Review, Idaho; 3/16/19)

Attracting bees, butterflies to gardens (Examiner-Enterprise, Okla.; 3/15/19)

Des millions de papillons envahissent le ciel de Californie (Geo.fr, France; 3/15/19)

An Amazing Butterfly Irruption Is Swarming Across California (Atlas Obscura; 3/14/19)

Butterfly fans, rejoice! The ‘painted ladies’ are headed north (San Jose Mercury News, Calif.; 3/13/19)

California experiencing burst of butterflies (Sacramento Bee, Calif.; 3/13/19)

     “California experiencing burst of butterflies” appeared in over 10 additional outlets.

Garcia talks soil health (BC Democrat, Colo.; 3/13/19)

Western NC gears up for Earth Month (Smoky Mountain News, N.C.; 3/13/19)

Council gives unanimous OK to slate of projects (West Linn Tidings; 3/13/19)

Why a Diverse Diet Matters (for You and the Planet) (Clean Eating Magazine; 3/12/19)

In the middle of a butterfly crisis, California sees a burst of painted ladies (LA Times, Calif.; 3/12/19)

Medford considering becoming a bee city (KOBI-TV NBC5, Ore.;

Gillette once again a Bee City (Gillette News Record, Wyo.; 3/10/19)

We’re Killing Off Our Vital Insects Too: F. William Engdahl (The Daily Coin; 3/8/19)

Mercer County partners with Ewing to create pollinator habitat (Community News, N.J.; 3/8/19)

Bringing pollinators home: Insect population decline and what we can do (Coastal Views, Calif.; 3/8/19)

Palo Verde Valley farming seminar focuses on cover crops, pest management (Palo Verde Valley Times & Quartzsite Times, Calif.; 3/5/19)

Vital insects being wiped out (Before It’s News, US; 3/3/19)

We’re Killing Off Our Vital Insects Too (New Eastern Outlook, Russia; 3/2/19)

Al Batt: Buried treasure: Squirrels have system to find hidden food caches (The Albert Lea Tribune, Minn.; 3/2/19)

Local garden club aims to create safe havens for monarchs (Mountain View Voice, Calif.; 3/1/19)

 

February 2019

Total for month: 83 stories, 49 million reach.

What’s all the buzz about? (South Carolina Living, S.C.; 2/28/19)

Lomakatsi: Working to stop monarch decline (Daily Tidings, Ore.; 2/28/19)

Local garden club aims to create safe havens for monarchs (Palo Alto Weekly, Calif.; 2/28/19)

Honeybee Discovery Center aims to educate the public on honeybees, beekeeping (Appeal-Democrat, Calif.; 2/26/19)

Pollination Propagation — Event Showcases Efforts To Aid Pollinators (Daily News-Record, Va.; 2/26/19)

NRCS offers conservation assistance for monarch (Capital Press, Ore. 2/25/19)

Talent Bee City USA Looking For Volunteers (KDRV NewsWatch12, Ore.; 2/22/19)

Bee City USA Mural to be installed by June (KTVL CBS Channel 10, Ore.; 2/22/19)

Art of the bees (Medford Mail Tribune, Ore.; 2/22/19)

Gardening | Spring is for pollinators … and vegetables (Florida News Line, Fla.; 2/22/19)

A Bug’s Death (WAMU’s 1A show, D.C., plus syndication to NPR affiliates; 2/20/19)

LETTER: Thorold Garden Club still growing strong after 90 Years (Thorold News, Canada; 2/20/19)

The Vanishing Flights of the Monarch Butterfly (New Yorker, N.Y.; 2/20/19)

Plunging Monarch Butterfly Population Seen With Increasing Alarm (CBS San Francisco, Calif.; 2/19/19)

How You Can Help Save Bugs From Extinction (Lifehacker; 2/19/19)

Monarchs Are Disappearing in the Western U.S. What’s Happening? (TNC Cool Green Science; 2/18/19)

Beaumont is now bee-friendly, city says (12NewsNow, Texas; 2/18/19)

Samantha Burns is all about her bees (Bangor Daily News, Maine; 2/17/19)

Timbisha Shosone Tribal Citizen Teaches Lessons from a Butterfly Basket (Native News Online, Mich.; 2/16/19)

Harrisonburg's Plan Bee — City To Highlight Pollinator Habitat Efforts (Daily News-Record, Va.; 2/15/19)

USDA to aid producers helping monarch butterfly (Post Register, Idaho; 2/15/19)

Pesticides Playing Role in Steep Insect Population Downturn (Bloomberg Environmental; 2/14/19)

This Week in the Garden | Many coastal flowers now in full bloom (Santa Cruz Sentinel, Calif.; 2/14/19)

Saving the denizens of the skies (Telluride Daily Planet, Colo.; 2/14/19)

Western Monarch Butterfly Numbers Crash (Jefferson Public Radio, Ore.; 2/13/19)

Greenwood planters help build up butterfly population (Index-Journal, S.C.; 2/12/19)

Western monarch butterflies could disappear (Oakland North, Calif.; 2/12/19)

Plan your garden with pollinators in mind (Bend Bulletin, Ore.; 2/12/19)

Butterfly Highway Connects Safe Habitats (Coastal Review Online, N.C.; 2/11/19)

JoAnne Skelly: Bee City USA (Carson Now, Nev.; 2/10/19)

Planting For Pollinators Brings Benefits (Coastal Review Online, N.C.; 2/10/19)

All About Insects (KPFA, Calif.; 2/8/19)

Eastern Monarchs Flourish While Western Numbers Plunge (The Scientist Magazine, Canada; 2/8/19)

On Gardening | More about helping monarchs thrive (Santa Cruz Sentinel, Calif.; 2/7/19)

Farms and Ranches Can Provide Needed Sanctuary for Western Monarchs (Rural Messenger, Kan.; 2/1/19)

California’s Monarch butterfly migration down drastically this year (CGTN; 2/7/19)

Carson City goes PC (pollinator conscious) (Nevada Appeal, Nev.; 2/7/19)

Assistance available for Oregon producers to aid declining monarch butterfly (Capital Press, Ore.; 2/6/19)

How to support your local bees in your own backyard (Seattle Times, Wa.; 2/6/19)

Letter | Milkweed should not be planted near the coast (Santa Cruz Sentinel, Calif.; 2/4/19)

What the U.S. Could Learn From Slovenia About Protecting Bees (Civil Eats; 2/4/19)

Wie Solarkraftwerke die Insekten retten können (Sonnenseite, Germany; 2/1/19)

Monarchs are disappearing, yet California has not listed them as endangered. Why not? (SLO Tribune, Calif.; 2/1/19)

The Habitat Restoration Project to Save a Tiny Italian Cave Worm (Camera Obscura; 2/1/19)

MSU recognized for commitment to protecting bees and other pollinators (Tri-State Livestock News, S.D.; 2/1/19)

Carson City Chamber Leadership Institute 2019 to focus on bee habitat (Carson Now, Nev.; 2/1/19)

The Mexican monarch population blossomed as California's monarchs plummeted (San Francisco Chronicle; 2/1/19)

The Mexican monarch population blossomed as California's monarchs plummeted (San Antonio Express-News; 2/1/19)

 

January 2019

Total for month: 720 stories, 451 million reach.

On Gardening | More about helping monarchs thrive (Santa Cruz Sentinel, Calif.; 2/7/19)

Farms and Ranches Can Provide Needed Sanctuary for Western Monarchs (Rural Messenger, Kan.; 2/1/19)

California’s Monarch butterfly migration down drastically this year (CGTN; 2/7/19)

Carson City goes PC (pollinator conscious) (Nevada Appeal, Nev.; 2/7/19)

Assistance available for Oregon producers to aid declining monarch butterfly (Capital Press, Ore.; 2/6/19)

How to support your local bees in your own backyard (Seattle Times, Wa.; 2/6/19)

Letter | Milkweed should not be planted near the coast (Santa Cruz Sentinel, Calif.; 2/4/19)

What the U.S. Could Learn From Slovenia About Protecting Bees (Civil Eats; 2/4/19)

Wie Solarkraftwerke die Insekten retten können (Sonnenseite, Germany; 2/1/19)

Monarchs are disappearing, yet California has not listed them as endangered. Why not? (SLO Tribune, Calif.; 2/1/19)

The Habitat Restoration Project to Save a Tiny Italian Cave Worm (Camera Obscura; 2/1/19)

MSU recognized for commitment to protecting bees and other pollinators (Tri-State Livestock News, S.D.; 2/1/19)

Carson City Chamber Leadership Institute 2019 to focus on bee habitat (Carson Now, Nev.; 2/1/19)

On Gardening | Create a habitat to avoid monarch extinction (Monterey Herald; 1/31/19)

‘Beefriending’ pollinators: Appalachian named one of nation’s 61 Bee Campuses (Ashe Post & Times, N.C.; 1/30/19)

Helping Producers Aid Monarch Butterfly (AgNet West; 1/30/19)

Citizen Scientists Called Upon To Spot Monarch Butterflies After Record Low In West (KUNC (NPR), Colo.; 1/30/19)

Monarch butterfly population up 144 percent on wintering grounds (PennLive; 1/30/19)

Some Good News For Eastern Monarch Butterflies (WABE 90.1 FM (NPR), Ga.; 1/30/19)

Assistance Available for California Producers to Aid Declining Monarch Butterfly (PR Newswire; 1/30/19)

     “Assistance Available for California Producers to Aid Declining Monarch Butterfly” appeared in over 30 additional outlets.

Endangered Species Chocolate Names The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and The National Forest Foundation as the 2019 & 2020 GiveBack Partners (PR Newswire; 1/29/19)

     “Endangered Species Chocolate Names The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and The National Forest Foundation as the 2019 & 2020 GiveBack Partners” appeared in over 80 additional outlets.

Un muro fronterizo también afectaría a la vida silvestre (América – Infobae, Argentina [one of a half dozen South American outlets]; 1/29/19)

Wie Solarkraftwerke die Insekten retten können (Infosperber, Switzerland; 1/29/19)

Carson City Chamber Leadership class busy as bees (Nevada Appeal; 1/28/19)

One Planet: How to help bring the monarch butterfly back to California (KALW, Calif.; 1/27/19)

Collapse Is Already Here: It’s A Process, Not An Event … (Tasmanian Times, Australia; 1/27/19)

Missing the monarchs: Iconic butterflies are scarce in Idaho (Denver Post; 1/26/19)

Monarch Butterflies Are Going Extinct. How Can We Save Them? (Newsweek; 1/26/19)

Are We Watching the End of the Monarch Butterfly? (New York Times; 1/25/19)

Western wildlife association adopts conservation plan to save monarchs (Idaho State Journal; 1/25/19)

Trump’s wall could be devastating for wildlife and endangered species along Mexico border (Yahoo! News; 1/25/19)

Trump’s wall could be devastating for wildlife and endangered species along Mexico border (The Independent, Britain; 1/25/19)

Why a border wall could mean trouble for wildlife (NY Times; 1/24/19)

7 Important Stories You Missed While The Media Obsessed Over MAGA Kid (Activist Post; 1/24/19)

It may already be too late to save California's monarch butterflies (MSN; 1/23/19)

Dana Wilde: As big storms gather, hope in the woods (Central Maine; 1/23/19)

Where have all the butterflies gone? Monarch butterflies all but vanish in Idaho and the West (Idaho State Journal; 1/23/19)

Pollinator expert to address South Whidbey Tilth (South Whidbey Record, Wa.; 1/22/19)

First Bumble Bee Protected as Endangered is Still Waiting for Help (Care2; 1/22/19)

‘Beefriending’ pollinators: Appalachian named one of nation’s 61 Bee Campuses (Watauga Democrat, N.C.; 1/21/19)

El cambio clímatico esta transformando la forma de vivir de las mariposas Monarca (W Radio, Columbia; 1/19/19)

Get your hands dirty at fifth annual Habitat Hero workshop (Wyoming Tribune Eagle; 1/18/19)

The Majestic Monarch Butterfly Is Approaching Total Extinction: "Below 1%" (Disclose.tv, Germany; 1/18/19)

Wholesome Hero: Kitty Bolte of Xerces Society (Rainier Fruit, Wa.)

Chattanooga State Becomes Tennessee’s First Certified Bee Campus And 61st In Nation (Chattanoogan, Tenn.; 1/18/19)

California monarch butterfly numbers way down (East Bay Times, Calif.; 1/18/19)

Monarch numbers way down (Mercury News, Calif.; 1/18/19)

Monarch numbers way down (Monterey Herald, Calif.; 1/17/19)

Monarch Butterfly Population Plummets to All-Time Low, Study Finds (Courthouse News Service, Calif.; 1/17/19)

California Monarch Butterfly Population at Lowest Numbers Ever Recorded (KQED, Calif.; 1/17/19)

Monarch Butterfly Populations Drop Dramatically in Goleta Grove, Across the State (Noozhawk, Calif.; 1/17/19)

California’s most famous butterfly nearing death spiral (San Francisco Chronicle, Calif.; 1/17/19)

Science news in brief: uncovering the secrets to (nearly) eternal life with the 2,000-year-old fungus (The Independent, Britain; 16/1/19)

Woodland abuzz over becoming a ‘Bee City’ (Woodland Daily Democrat, Calif.; 1/16/19)

Inside Dish: Try these winter food events; a new place for Black Mountain breakfast (Citizen-Times, N.C.; 1/16/19)

Les fermes solaires aident les abeilles et les papillons (Technologie Media, France; 1/14/19)

Sustainable Agriculture Means Sustaining More Young Farmers (World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Switzerland; 1/14/19)

     “Sustainable Agriculture Means Sustaining More Young Farmers” appeared in 60 additional outlets.

Solar Farms Shine a Ray of Hope on Bees and Butterflies (Scientific American; 1/14/19)

Monarch butterfly population in California plummeted 86 percent in 1 year (ABC7, Chicago; 1/12/19)

California’s Monarch butterfly population hits ‘potentially catastrophic’ low in 2018 (Inhabitat; 1/11/19)

Monarch butterfly population decreases by 86% in one year (The Weather Network, Canada; 1/11/19)

Agency Sees Decline in Migrating Monarch Butterflies (NBC San Diego, Calif.; 1/11/19)

Desciende población de mariposas monarcas en California (Prensa Latina [Cuba]; 1/10/19)

California’s Monarch Butterflies Hit ‘Potentially Catastrophic’ Record Low (MotherBoard; 1/10/19)

Aantal monarchvlinders in Californië spectaculair gedaald (Knack Weekend [Belgium]; 1/10/19)

La población de mariposas monarcas en California cae en casi un 90 por ciento (RT Actualidad [Russia]; 1/9/19)

Research Finds California's Monarch Butterfly Population Dropped by 86 Percent Last Year (Yahoo! News; 1/9/19)

Dying Monarch Butterflies Spell "Terrible and Troubling" Future (Inverse; 1/9/19)

Western U.S. Monarch Butterfly Population Declined Sharply in 2018 (Yale Environment 360; 1/9/19)

California’s monarch butterfly population plunges to ‘potentially catastrophic’ level (The Hill; 1/9/19)

California monarch's migration has declined by 86% over the last two years (Daily Kos; 1/9/19)

California’s monarch butterflies are almost completely gone (New York Post; 1/9/19)

With 86% Drop, California’s Monarch Butterfly Population Hits Record Low (New York Times; 1/9/19)

ASU Named One Of Nation’s 61 Bee Campuses (Goblueridge.net, Boone, N.C.; 1/8/19)

Carson City Designated “Bee City U.S.A.” (KOH AM780 News Talk, Reno, Nev.; 1/8/19)

Carson City as Nevada’s first ‘Bee City’ to host inaugural meeting Wednesday (Carson Now; 1/8/19)

California’s monarch butterfly population is ‘disturbingly low,’ falling 86 percent in 1 year: scientists (Fox News Channel; 1/8/19)

Monarch butterfly numbers plummet 86% in California (USA Today; 1/8/19)

Monarch Butterfly Population Declining at Historic Rate (US News & World Report; 1/7/19)

Monarch Butterfly Population Nosedives 86% in California Since Last Year (Sputnik International [Russia]; 1/7/19)

The monarch butterfly population in California has plummeted 86% in one year (CNN; 1/7/19)

     “The monarch butterfly population in California has plummeted 86% in one year” appeared in over 25 additional outlets

California sees a sharp drop in monarch butterflies, an 86% decline since 2017 (Firstpost [India]; 1/7/19)

La population de papillons monarques a chuté de 86% en un an en Californie (Geo [France]; 1/7/19)

Count finds 86% drop in monarch butterflies along California coast (Japan Times [Japan]; 1/6/19)

Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California (NBC Los Angeles; 1/6/19)

Count Finds 86 Percent Decline in Monarch Butterflies on California Coast (CBS San Francisco; 1/6/19)

California Monarch Butterfly Numbers Decline 86% in 2 Years (KTLA 5, Los Angeles; 1/6/19)

Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California (Philadelphia Inquirer; 1/6/19)

Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California (China Post [Taiwan]; 1/6/19)

Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California (Star Tribune, Minneapolis; 1/6/19)

Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California (Houston Chronicle; 1/6/19)

Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California (National Post [Canada]; 1/6/19)

Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California (New Zealand Herald [New Zealand]; 1/6/19)

Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California (Daily Mail [Britain]; 1/6/19)

Count Finds Sharp Drop in Monarch Butterflies in California (New York Times; 1/6/19)

Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California (Washington Post; 1/6/19)

Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California (Associated Press; 1/6/19)

     “Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California” appeared in over 265 additional outlets.

Study: Number of monarch butterflies in California declined by 86 percent in one year (Seattle PI; 1/6/19)

Study: Number of monarch butterflies in California declined by 86 percent in one year (San Francisco Chronicle; 1/6/19)

Carson City forms bee committee, becomes ‘Bee City USA’ (Nevada Appeal; 1/6/19)

Capital Buzz: Carson City becomes the 76th Bee City USA in nation (Carson Now, Nev.; 1/3/19)

Dibbles And Bits (Yankton Press & Dakotan, S.D.; 1/3/19)

북미 종단하는 제왕나비는 왜 사라질까 (Daum, South Korea; 1/3/19)

북미 종단하는 제왕나비는 왜 사라질까 (Navar, South Korea; 1/3/19)

‘Beefriending’ pollinators (Appalacian Today, N.C.; 1/3/19)

Darby Communications Announces 2019 Stand Up Initiative Partners (Outdoor Sportswire; 1/3/19)

Winter Science Pub (The 828, N.C.; 1/2/19)

California's monarch butterfly population drops 86% in single year (Mother Nature Network; 1/2/19)

Sharks, Tsunamis, the Mystery Spot: Answering Readers’ Top Santa Cruz Questions (Good Times Santa Cruz; 1/2/19)

My 7 Achievable Goals for the New Year (StyleWise; 1/1/19)