Planting Seeds for a New Year

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January 12, 2022

sea oat seeds cr. Deborah Seiler Xerces
In the new year, our minds turn to growth. For the northern hemisphere, this is the season of saving and ordering seeds, of anticipation for our invertebrate friends to emerge again from their winter homes.

It has certainly been a season of growth for the Xerces Society. As we move on from our 50th anniversary year, we welcome an abundance of new staff, offer new opportunities for learning, and invite all of you to join Xerces’ invertebrate conservation mission with a new video message. Thank you for your ongoing support. We’re excited for the blooms ahead in 2022!

The Xerces Society: Protecting the Life that Sustains Us
NEW! Xerces Welcome Video

In our new video, Xerces staff share what invertebrate conservation means to them and welcome all individuals to join the fight for biodiversity.

As Bee City USA founder Phyllis Stiles says, “Everybody has the potential to help. This is one of those cases where what one person does makes a difference.” We invite you to watch and share the video to help us spread the word. Watch the Video

Saving Seeds Can Be an Easy Way to Grow Pollinator Habitat

Rae Powers shares her no-fuss, low-stress approach to seed saving and Corin Pease tells how pollinator demonstration gardens can spark inspiration. Read More

Xerces Welcomed New Staff in Fall 2021

Despite its challenges, 2021 brought a fortunate period of growth and Xerces was pleased to welcome several new staff this past season. Meet the newest Xerces team members. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

This Thursday, January 13, learn about the natural history of bumble bee nesting in “Bees at Home” with Xerces Conservation Biologist Leif Richardson. Register and view more upcoming events on the Xerces events page. Learn More

Xerces is a donor supported non-profit organization. Your tax-deductible donation today will help grow and sustain our essential work.

Join or Renew your membership today!

Donation Mailing Address:
The Xerces Society
PO Box 97387
Washington DC, 20090-7387

If you need us, email us at membership or call us at 855-232-6639, option 2.

Banner photo: Deborah Seiler
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