This information sheet has details of the plant species included in the Pollinator Habitat Kits for the Santa Fe (NM) Pollinator Trail.
This information sheet has details of the plant species included in the California Monarch and Pollinator Habitat Kits, an overview of the habitat kit project, and guidance on how to request a kit.
Our donor newsletter that includes news and information about Xerces' programs and conservation work.
Typically, if soil gets much attention from the general public, it is simply for how well (or poorly) plants grow in it. Soil science—an incredibly rich, complex, and multifaceted academic discipline—has long recognized that Earth’s soils are a dynamic interaction of physical, chemical, and biological properties.
Report from WWF–Mexico about the condition of forest and changes in forest cover in the core area of the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico during the period 2019 to 2020.
The report from WWF–Mexico containing results from the survey and monitoring of the monarch overwintering colonies in Mexico during the 2020-2021 season.
Press release issued by World Wildlife Fund Mexico announcing results from surveys and monitoring of the overwintering colonies of monarch butterflies in Mexico for the 2020-2021 season.
Three core elements of pollinator-friendly growing include using non-chemical methods to prevent and manage pests, monitoring of pest pressure, and limiting risk to pollinators if pesticides are used. These concepts are rooted in integrated pest management and are familiar to most growers. Offering Bee-Safe Nursery Plants: A Guide for Nurseries explains these concepts further and was created for wholesalers and retailers to explore, encourage, and implement pollinator friendly pest-management in the nursery business.
Creating a welcoming home for local pollinators in your home garden or city park habitat is reason enough to choose plants free from harmful pesticide residues. Nurseries are more likely to make investments in pollinator-friendly production if their customers make it clear this is what they want. Our guide, Buying Bee-Safe Plants, covers four ways to help you find plants that are safe for bees, and includes tips and questions to use at the nursery.