$4 Million to Help Pollinator Habitat!

Published on December 1, 2016

On Wednesday, November 30, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and General Mills announced that they were together making a five-year, $4 million financial commitment to support the creation and protection of pollinator habitat on America‚Äôs farmlands. Thanks to this funding, the Xerces Society will add six pollinator conservation specialists, who will work jointly with the Read more …

Pausing to Catch our Breath, Updates From Our 2015 Staff Retreat

Published on October 28, 2015

One of the most striking things about our recent staff retreat was the number of people in the room — indeed, the size of the room we needed. We now have 40 people on staff. Looking back to when I first started working at Xerces, when there was a staff of four, this seems an Read more …

Expanding Our Impact with New Staff

Published on September 4, 2015

In the conservation world, change often happens at a frustratingly slow pace. Every so often, however, an issue will gain amazing momentum and great things are suddenly happening all the time. Such is the case with our Pollinator Program here at Xerces. We’ve got a ton of things going on, which has necessitated the addition Read more …