Events

Farms, Forests and Rivers: Sustaining Our Way of Life – Augusta, NJ

January 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Sussex County Fairgrounds
Augusta, NJ

At this full-day free workshop, farmers, landowners, municipalities and community leaders will come together to discuss innovative solutions for the many pressing issues affecting the water and lands that play a major role in healthy landscapes, local economies, and quality of life in the region.

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Bringing Back the Pollinators – Portland, OR

Monday, February 9, 2015, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Urban Ecology and Conservation Symposium
Portland, OR

Xerces’ Executive Director Scott Hoffman Black will discuss the importance of insect pollinators, describe what groups of insects provide pollination services, and outline successful strategies to provide habitat for pollinators. He will also discuss how each and every one of us can play an important role in pollinator conservation.

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Farming with Native Beneficial Insects – La Crosse, WI

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 9:30AM – 5:00PM
MOSES Organic Farming Conference
La Crosse, WI

Beneficial insects—both predators of crop pests and pollinators—are often the undervalued allies of farmers. Learn about these diverse insects and practical approaches to enhance their populations on your farm.

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Farm Conservation to Stand the Test of Time – La Crosse, WI

Friday, February 27, 2015, 8:15AM
MOSES Organic Farming Conference
La Crosse, WI

Join The Xerces Society at the 26th Annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference! In this workshop, Eric Lee-Mader will describe how diverse farm conservation systems can help ensure ecological resilience and maintain productive crops and livestock in the face of drought, war, climate shifts, loss of biodiversity, and more.

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Planting for Beneficial Insects and Native Pollinators – Doylestown, PA

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
2015 Land Ethics Symposium
Delaware Valley College
Doylestown, PA

Open to all professionals and property owners with an interest in sustainable design and land management, the Land Ethics Symposium features relevant and thought-provoking presentations by regional and national experts. Kelly Gill of the Xerces Society will be presenting on the topic of planting for native beneficial insects and pollinators.

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Native Habitat for Pollinators: Focus on Native Bees – Washington DC

March 28, 2015
Lahr Symposium
U.S. National Arboretum
Washington DC

Our abundant harvests and varied landscapes depend on bees and many other pollinators. Join Nancy Adamson to learn about our diverse native bees, their habitat needs, and native plants you can grow to support them.

More information coming soon.


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