Program Reports and Conservation Reports are available below in PDF format. If you are looking for our Annual Reports please click here.
July 2016 Monarch Update – A review of monarch conservation efforts over the past year.
State of the Monarch Butterfly Overwintering Sites in California – This report builds upon data collected at over 400 overwintering sites in California including population trends and habitat conditions. A top 50 list prioritizes sites for protection and active management, with conservation profiles for the top 25 sites
Conservation Status and Ecology of the Monarch Butterfly in the United States – This report aims to inform government agencies charged with biodiversity protection, as well as conservation organizations and the public in general about the threats to and current conservation status of this much-loved, iconic insect.
Monarch Butterfly Site Management Plan for Lighthouse Field State Beach – Prepared for California Department of Parks and Recreation, this report provides a site assessment, analysis, and management recommendations to maintain monarch overwintering habitat present at the site. This report may serve as a model for other sites in California.
Pollinator Program Reports
2016 Bring Back the Pollinator Report: An annual report of the Pollinator Program’s conservation efforts.
Share the Buzz 2014 Report – A report on the Xerces Society’s 2014 Share the Buzz partnership with Whole Foods Market.
Pollinator Conservation in Minnesota and Wisconsin: A Regional Stakeholders Report summarizes the primary themes of that stakeholder meeting and identifies recommendations that conserve this essential ecological and economic resource.
Pollinator Conservation in the Portland Metro Area: A Regional Stakeholders Report summarizes the primary themes of that stakeholder meeting and identifies recommendations that conserve this essential ecological and economic resource.
Controlled Burning and Mardon Skipper: Summary of Mardon Skipper Coon Mountain Burn Site Occupancy Study 2009-2013. Final report to the U.S. Forest Service, Oregon Zoo, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Mardon Skipper Management Plan Management Plans for all Southern Oregon Cascade Mardon skipper (Polites mardon klamathensis) sites on BLM lands.
Summary of Mardon Skipper Coon Mountain Burn Site Occupancy Study. Data from 2009, 2010, and 2011. Report to the U.S. Forest Service, Oregon Zoo, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Other Conservation Reports
Final Report Final report from Xerces 2007-2010 wetland bioassessment study.
Final Report to the EPA. Pacific Northwest Wetland Macroinvertebrate Monitoring: Protocols and Variability in Freshwater Riverine Impounding Wetlands. 2007
Oil in Our Oceans: A Review of the Impacts of Oil Spills on Marine Invertebrates. By Michele Blackburn, Celeste Mazzacano, Candace Fallon, Scott Hoffman Black.
Overview of the Potential Impacts of Honey Bees to Native Bees, Plant Communities, and Ecosystems in Wild Landscapes: Recommendations for Land Managers. By Richard Hatfield, Sarina Jepsen, Mace Vaughan, Scott Black, and Eric Lee-Mader.