Xerces News Archive

Bee Close-Ups Reveal the Glorious Beauty of Our Troubled Friends

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014


Pesticides threaten bees’ health — and ours

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014


Pesticides one of many factors impacting bees, expert says

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014


Opinion: Bumblebees in Trouble

Monday, June 30th, 2014


Save a butterfly; plant milkweed

Thursday, June 26th, 2014


Don’t Forget Butterflies! Our Pollination Crisis Is About More Than Honeybees

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014


Mass bee die-offs continuing in Oregon

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014


State investigating death of bees in Beaverton

Monday, June 23rd, 2014


Partners produce milkweed to restore vital monarch butterfly habitat

Friday, June 20th, 2014


My View: Protect pollinators like our lives depend on it

Thursday, June 19th, 2014


This Is What Your Grocery Store Looks Like Without Bees

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014


From Presidents to Wildlife Gardeners, Monarch Butterflies Need All the Help They Can Get

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014


Honeybee Deaths Are Down, But the Beepocalypse Continues

Thursday, May 15th, 2014


High Desert bees

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014


No place to call a home for these beauties

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014


A Diversity of Bees Is Good for Farming—And Farmers’ Wallets

Friday, May 9th, 2014


Weakening Beetle’s Protection is Bad Science, Groups Say

Thursday, May 8th, 2014


Bee-friendly garden can help struggling species

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014


Xerces beefs up pollinator protection

Monday, April 21st, 2014


Join Bumble Bee Watch

Monday, April 14th, 2014


White House Pressed to Protect Ailing Monarch Butterflies

Friday, April 4th, 2014


Program Looks to Give Bees a Leg (or Six) Up

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014


Limits sought on weed killer glyphosate to help monarch butterflies

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014


Monarchs, milkweed and the spirit of Rachel Carson

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014


Local group says feds failing to protect endangered bumble bee species

Thursday, February 13th, 2014


Growing Insects: Farmers Can Help to Bring Back Pollinators

Monday, February 3rd, 2014


The Year the Monarch Didn’t Appear

Friday, November 22nd, 2013


Xerces Opposes Bandon Marsh Spraying

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013


Endangered Species Chocolate Announces 2013-2015 10% GiveBack Partners

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012


Those bugs ‘are going to outsmart us’

Saturday, November 24th, 2012


Bees and butterflies in mysterious decline

Friday, November 23rd, 2012


Thank a hard-working pollinator on Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012


New Pollination Resources Available

Monday, November 19th, 2012


Native pollinators create a buzz in Orange County

Monday, November 12th, 2012


BioBlitz has citizen scientists help with biodiversity study

Monday, October 8th, 2012


Controversial Pesticide Linked to Bee Collapse

Thursday, March 29th, 2012


Pesticide-dosed bees lose future royalty, way home: Low doses of insecticides can lead to fewer queens, shrinking colonies

Thursday, March 29th, 2012


Insects — the neglected 99 percent

Thursday, December 29th, 2011


Monarch butterflies return in surprising numbers

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011


Farmers nationwide plant bee-friendly habitat to attract native pollinators, bolster honeybees

Friday, October 21st, 2011


Where Is the Love for Bugs?

Thursday, October 13th, 2011


On the Trail of the Black Petaltail

Monday, October 10th, 2011


Franklin’s bumble bee on edge of extinction

Thursday, September 15th, 2011


Have you seen this bee?

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011


Seven Hawaiian Bees Deserve, But Don’t Get, Endangered Status

Thursday, September 8th, 2011


Butterflies: catch them before the season flits by

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011


Hedgerows for pollinators workshop

Friday, September 2nd, 2011


Local growers in Flathead share native pollinator experiences

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011


Feds help rescue endangered butterfly species

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011


Interested in Pollinator Conservation? Training Courses Coming to the South in 2012

Monday, August 29th, 2011


You can help stem bee decline, say speakers at Prairie Day

Thursday, August 25th, 2011


Logging cuts both ways for rare butterfly: Thinning keeps food source alive, but intense harvesting harms habitat

Thursday, August 25th, 2011


Is this your year to go ‘native?’

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011


Lowly mussels bond with salmon: Oft-neglected species may help clean rivers, bolster fish runs

Thursday, August 18th, 2011


Befriend native bees: give them a home: Wild bees pollinate what honeybees cannot

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011


Counting Bumble Bees in the Peace Garden: Local expert surveys declining bumble bee populations

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011


The Xerces Society and the Johnson Creek Watershed Council lead a survey of the creek for mysterious bivalve-shelled mollusks

Friday, July 29th, 2011


The important life of bees

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011


Keeping bees safe and active clearly a crucial, fruitful endeavor

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011


Miner bees cover for honey bees in pollination chores

Friday, July 8th, 2011


The hills are alive – with native pollinators!

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011


Native Bees Always Shop Local

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011


Over the Garden Fence: Here’s buzz: Landscape to attract pollinators

Thursday, June 30th, 2011


Our summer of long, sweet grass

Monday, June 27th, 2011


Native Bees Worth Billions of Dollars a year, Researchers Say

Monday, June 27th, 2011


Wet and Wild: BLM is developing a plan for managing a key natural habitat

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011


In Oregon’s Willamette Valley, the race to save the endangered Fender’s blue butterfly

Friday, June 17th, 2011


Bees, butterflies among pollinators in decline

Monday, June 13th, 2011


Lawsuit settlement could increase habitat protection for Salt Creek tiger beetle

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011


Rare beetle may get more land

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011


Fragile Beauty

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011


Plan preserves ‘crown jewel’ island

Thursday, May 5th, 2011


Pollinators are garden essentials

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011


Feds say Poudre Canyon snowfly could get endangered species protection

Monday, April 25th, 2011


Attracting Native Pollinators

Thursday, April 21st, 2011


Pollinators Increase Profit, Decrease Risks

Friday, April 1st, 2011


Conservation’s elephant in the room

Thursday, March 10th, 2011


Tiny beetle subject of big dispute

Thursday, February 24th, 2011


Lawsuit filed to increase habitat protection for Salt Creek Tiger Beetle

Thursday, February 24th, 2011


Groups file lawsuit over endangered NE beetle

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011


Bill would create federal plan to respond to wildlife emergencies and diseases

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011


Tuesday’s Tips – Disappearing Bumble Bees

Thursday, February 10th, 2011


Wild Pollinators Share Pathogens

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011


County seeks proposals for butterfly habitat

Saturday, February 5th, 2011


Pollinating Local is the New Buzz

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011


Low-key group champions butterfly

Thursday, January 20th, 2011


Steep drop in 4 bumble bee species is a ‘wake-up’ call

Thursday, January 20th, 2011


NRCS New York Video: Pollinator Conservation at Xerces

Thursday, January 20th, 2011


Queen Bee: Marla Spivak is helping bees get a leg up (make that six legs up) on survival in a pesticide-filled, flower-emptying world.

Thursday, January 20th, 2011


Butterfly lawsuit continues to flutter around

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011


Livingston Farms set to attract essential insects

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011


Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Insect at Glacier National Park

Monday, January 3rd, 2011


Protection Sought for Rare Stonefly Found Only in Glacier National Park: Aquatic insect reliant on glacial meltwater will likely disappear when the glaciers do

Thursday, December 30th, 2010


Flower sharing may be unsafe for bees

Friday, December 24th, 2010


Lawsuit to target tiger beetle habitat

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010


Saving the Fender’s blue butterfly

Friday, December 10th, 2010


Majestic monarch butterflies face population crisis

Thursday, December 9th, 2010


National bee project includes site in Fallbrook

Thursday, November 25th, 2010


Butterfly lands county in legal jam

Thursday, November 11th, 2010


Threatened Butterfly, Plant May Mean Trouble For Yamhill County

Monday, November 8th, 2010