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Xerces Society outreach
(Photo: Chad Wildermuth)

Press & Media

The Xerces Society's staff is known as a reliable source of science-based advice at the forefront of invertebrate protection, and can provide information and perspective on all aspects of invertebrate conservation. We are glad to give media interviews; please see our media contact information here. For the past several years, Xerces Society staff members were quoted, or our work was mentioned, in thousands of media articles that each year reach over four billion people worldwide.



The Xerces Society conducts workshops from coast to coast for a variety of audiences—farmers, land managers, agency officials, gardeners, park managers, and others. Our trainings cover how to restore and enhance areas for pollinators and other beneficial insects; protect at-risk species such as bumble bees, tiger beetles, and butterflies; and monitor the health of streams, rivers, and wetlands. See our events page to find a talk, workshop, or other educational opportunity near you.



As a science-based organization, the Xerces Society produces dozens of publications annually, all of which employ the best available research to guide effective conservation efforts. Our publications range from guidelines for land managers, to brochures offering overviews of key concepts related to invertebrate conservation, from books about supporting pollinators in farmland, to Wings: Essays on Invertebrate ConservationSee our Publications Library for our full list of offerings.


Outreach & Engagement

The Xerces Society mobilizes volunteers to protect wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats by participating in community science, organizational tasks, and community engagement. See our volunteer page for more information. We also would be happy to speak at your next event⁠—see our speaker request form!


On the Web

We share updates on our work and the latest science and conservation news through a variety of digital media, including the Xerces blog, our biweekly e-newsletter, and social media. Follow @xercessociety on Facebook, X, and Instagram⁠, and subscribe to our YouTube channel

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