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Senior Endangered Species Conservation Biologist
Firefly Lead
Candace Fallon - Xerces Society

Candace is a senior conservation biologist with the Xerces Society, where she works with researchers, land managers, and community scientists to study and protect at-risk invertebrates and their habitats. She has extensive experience with species inventories and monitoring, providing technical guidance to land managers, developing and managing community science projects, and conducting outreach. Much of her work has focused on conserving imperiled butterflies, beetles, mollusks, and aquatic macroinvertebrates on federal lands in the western U.S. As the firefly lead, she also manages Xerces' firefly conservation program and serves as co-chair of the North American section of the IUCN SSC Firefly Specialist Group.