Celebrate Pollinator Week by joining in a fun and informative happy hour Q&A with a panel of Xerces Society pollinator conservation experts! For 50 years, the Xerces Society has worked to protect and conserve pollinators and their habitats. Our amazing staff are national leaders getting science-based guidance for pollinator conservation into the hands of farmers, ranchers, gardeners, and other land managers. During this Q&A, participants will have the opportunity to directly ask Xerces staff about anything and everything related to pollinator conservation, native habitat restoration, pesticide use and impacts, climate change resilience, grazing management, and more. We’ll also be giving away door prizes of Xerces Society books, habitat signs, and more to attendees throughout the hour!
This event will be emceed by Eric Lee-Mäder (Pollinator Program Co-Director) and the panelists are: Stephanie Frischie (Agronomist, Native Plant Materials Specialist), Kelly Gill (Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Region), Sarah Hoyle (Pesticide Program Specialist), Jennifer Hopwood (Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, Midwest), Karin Jokela (Farm Bill Pollinator Conservation Planner, Minnesota), Jessa Kay Cruz (Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist, California and the Intermountain West), Angela Laws (Endangered Species Conservation Biologist and Climate Change Lead), Molly Martin (Bee City USA Coordinator), and Ray Moranz (Grazing Lands Pollinator Ecologist).