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The Xerces Society
Science-based invertebrate conservation nonprofit since 1971. Protecting the life that sustains us. Tweets from our Executive Director: -SHB.
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The Xerces Society 2h
Great video from California Giant Berries about their Bee Better Certified , which are now in stores! Make sure to follow !
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The Xerces Society 6h
We collaborate with scientists, land managers, & conservationists to raise awareness about the plight of & gain protection for the most vulnerable species before recovery is impossible. Learn more about our program here:
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The Xerces Society 10h
Freshwater pearl (Margaritifera auricularia) among vulnerable species insufficiently represented in catalog of Natural River Basins in Spain, according to new paper published in Aquatic Conservation: Marine & Freshwater Ecosystems.
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The Xerces Society 10h
Freshwater pearl (Margaritifera auricularia) among vulnerable species insufficiently represented in catalog of Natural River Basins in Spain, according to new paper published in Aquatic Conservation: Marine & Freshwater Ecosystems.
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The Xerces Society Jul 22
Many fish and make sounds to communicate, navigate, and feed, providing the opportunity to "listen in" to learn about what species are present, when they are present, and what behaviors they exhibit on restored .
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The Xerces Society Jul 22
are essential to our . The ecological service they provide is necessary for the reproduction of over 85% of the world’s flowering plants, incl. over 2/3 of crop species. Learn what we're doing to protect these vital :
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The Xerces Society Jul 22
An interesting story from deep in the swamps of Florida, just in time for !
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The Xerces Society Jul 21
"With wingspans as large as four inches, Pandora moths are one of the largest American forest insects and are native to Central Oregon." Right now, their numbers are surging!
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The Xerces Society Jul 21
Did you know? Lady beetles (a.k.a. or ) are natural predators of , & play a key role in limiting populations of this common pest. Learn more about supporting on our website! (📸: Xerces / Thelma Heidel-Baker)
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The Xerces Society Jul 20
New research in Portugal suggests disrupt unique relationships between flowers and the specialized that pollinate them.
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The Xerces Society Jul 20
Check out this great slideshow by ! It's their quarterly report for the Central National Science and Technology Center, and features our very own Dr. Ray Moranz, Grazing Lands Pollinator Ecologist & his work on & habitat!
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The Xerces Society Jul 19
Excellent! Thank you!
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MonarchJointVenture Jul 19
Happy !!! Do you see in your garden? These are different from the ones you've seen in previous years as 4 generations of monarchs are born in one calendar year! Image by Journey North
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The Xerces Society Jul 19
New analysis reveals challenges for management in Oregon's Willamette River Basin & can have implications for , among many other creatures:
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Bee City USA Jul 19
Welcome to our new Bee City USA & Bee Campus USA affiliates: Hillsboro, OR; Medford, OR; Vienna, VA; Lynchburg, VA; Wesley College, DE; Tennessee Technological University; Black Hills State University, SD; East Carolina University, NC; and University of California, Davis!
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The Xerces Society Jul 19
"Flower forms, while beautiful and interesting, also happen to be functional. Flower shapes evolved to attract specific to the benefit of both."
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The Xerces Society Jul 19
Want an easy way to contribute to important bumble bee research, that anyone can do? It's not too good to be true! All you have to do is snap a photo, note your location, and submit to . More information:
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The Xerces Society Jul 18
Did you know? There are approximately 4,000 native bees in North America alone. Learn about these diverse and fascinating species on our website: (📸: Kara Keating-Stuart)
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The Xerces Society Jul 18
West Virginia park initiative is creating habitat for monarch butterflies:
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The Xerces Society Jul 18
California Giant Bee Better Certified are arriving in stores! These were spotted recently in San Diego. Share your photos with us—tag & use for a chance to be featured! Learn more: (📸: Xerces Society / C. Newell)
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