In search of the elusive Johnson’s hairstreak

February 23, 2021
Whether your passion is searching for rare and exquisite butterflies, creating and caring for your pollinator habitat, or advocating for an environmentally safe community we are here to help you make a difference. We present webinars twice a month on Thursdays. The current series focuses on conservation on farms, ranches, and other working lands. Live closed captioning available, and if you can’t make it, all recordings will be posted to our YouTube channel after. To learn more about upcoming events, please visit xerces.org/events.
In Search of the Elusive Johnson’s Hairstreak

Old-growth forests are not exactly the habitat that comes to mind when you think of butterflies, but Johnson’s hairstreak calls these habitats home. It lives in the treetops, its larvae munching away at sprigs of mistletoe. Read More

To Protect Pollinators, Talk to Your Nursery

Creating a welcoming home for local pollinators in your backyard or city park is reason enough to choose plants free from harmful pesticide residues. But how do you figure out if the plant you want is free of pesticides that can harm pollinators? Read More

California Court Case: Protection of Insects Under the California Endangered Species Act

The Xerces Society and our conservation partners at Defenders of Wildlife and Center for Food Safety, represented by the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic, appealed a recent court decision that determined that the California Fish and Game Commission lacks authority to list four bumble bee species under the California Endangered Species Act. Read More

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