Xerces Press Releases Archive

General Mills, NRCS and the Xerces Society Announce Multi-Year, $4 Million Investment in Pollinator Habitat

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

 

US Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Rusty Patched Bumble Bee for Endangered Species Act Protection

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

 

State of the Monarch Butterfly Overwintering Sites in California

Friday, July 8th, 2016

 

A Ghost in the Making: Nationwide Release of a Revealing Film About the Decline of a Once Common Pollinator

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

 

City of Milwaukie Protects Pollinators from Pesticide

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

 

Monarch Numbers Up, But Still a Long Journey to Recovery

Friday, February 26th, 2016

 

Assessment of Western Monarch Butterfly Winter Population Completed

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

 

Early data from Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count suggests a small increase in butterfly numbers in some parts of the overwintering range

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

 

Monarch Scientists Release Statement Highlighting Concerns with Butterfly Releases

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

 

Seven Native Hawaiian Pollinators Proposed as Endangered Species

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

 

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee One Step Closer to Protection

Friday, September 18th, 2015

 

White House Releases Historic Strategy to Protect Pollinators and Their Habitat

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

 

Portland Bans Insecticides Linked with Pollinator Declines

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

 

Monarch Butterflies in North America Found to be Vulnerable to Extinction

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

 

Monarch Numbers Up Slightly, But Butterfly Still at Risk of Extinction

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

 

Annual Count Shows that Number of Monarch Butterflies Overwintering in California may be Holding Steady

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

 

Monarch Butterfly Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

Monday, December 29th, 2014

 

Pollinator Health Task Force Makes Recommendations to Oregon Legislature

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

 

After 90 Percent Decline, Federal Protection Sought for Monarch Butterfly

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

 

One of Nation’s Rarest Butterflies Closer to Protection under the Endangered Species Act

Monday, August 18th, 2014

 

Farming with Native Beneficial Insects

Monday, August 4th, 2014

 

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Threatened with Extinction

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Removes Controversial Chemicals from Mosquito Management Plan

Monday, May 5th, 2014

 

The Xerces Society, Other Conservation Leaders Participate in White House Pollinator Initiative Stakeholder Meeting

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

 

Scientists, Farmers and Educators Ask the President and Secretaries of Agriculture and the Interior to Jump Start Recovery of Monarch Butterflies

Monday, April 14th, 2014

 

Xerces and partners comment on proposed insecticide use in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor

Friday, February 14th, 2014

 

Xerces and NRDC ask FWS to take legal steps to protect rusty patched bumble bee

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

 

Save Oregon’s Pollinators Act addresses bee decline

Monday, February 10th, 2014

 

Number of Monarch butterflies overwintering in California holds steady, but still well below the 1990s

Friday, January 31st, 2014

 

Grab Your Camera…Bumble Bee Watch is Here!

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

 

Bumble Bee Kills: Negligence Proven, Fines Inadequate

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

 

Protection for Pollinators: Conservation Groups and Scientists Push USDA to Save Wild Bumble Bees

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

 

New Report: Beyond the Birds and the Bees

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

 

Coos County cancels aerial spraying of 10,000 acres

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

 

Majority of residents at public meeting speak out against Bandon Marsh spraying plan

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

 

Xerces Society to speak at public meeting for Bandon Marsh spraying

Monday, September 9th, 2013

 

Bandon Marsh mosquito spraying plan is ineffective and bad for wildlife

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

 

Blumenauer, Conyers Introduce Save America’s Pollinator Act

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

 

Scientists Call for an End to Cosmetic Insecticide Use After the Largest Bumble Bee Poisoning on Record

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

 

Pesticide Causes Largest Mass Bumble Bee Death on Record

Friday, June 21st, 2013

 

Mystery Bee Kill: Causes Being Sought

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

 

New Report Provides Guidance on Mosquito Management that Protects People and Wetlands

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

 

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Threatened with Extinction

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

 

New Study: Bark beetle outbreak not the culprit in recent rash of western fires

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Federal Protection for the Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly and its Habitat

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

 

Arapahoe Snowfly on the Brink of Extinction

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

 

Conservation groups and scientists ask the USDA to protect wild bumble bees from disease

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

 

New report finds that bumble bees have undergone dramatic declines

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

 

Island Marble one of top ten wildlife, fish and plants in need of Endangered Species Act Protection

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

 

Susan’s Purse-making Caddisfly on the Brink of Extinction

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

 

Senate Pollinator Habitat Protection Act of 2007

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

 

Pollinators in Peril

Monday, May 7th, 2007

 

Dollar value of insect services more than $57 billion a year in the United States

Saturday, April 1st, 2006

 

Conservation Groups Move To Protect Rare Washington Butterfly

Tuesday, September 28th, 2004

 

Western Springsnails on the Brink of Extinction

Wednesday, July 28th, 2004

 

Conservation Groups Move To Protect Seven Imperiled Swallowtail Butterflies from Around the World

Friday, May 7th, 2004

 

Petition Filed to List Nevada Butterfly as Endangered Species

Friday, April 23rd, 2004

 

Conservationists Act to Save Declining Black Hills Snail

Thursday, September 25th, 2003

 

Conservationists Seek Federal Protection for Rare Midwest Butterfly

Monday, May 12th, 2003

 

Endangered Invertebrates – A Case For Attention To Invertebrate Conservation

Friday, September 27th, 2002

 

Carson Wandering Skipper Butterfly Listed as Endangered

Thursday, August 8th, 2002