Bee City USA January 2020 E-News
SOUTHWESTERN BECOMES THE 87TH BEE CAMPUS USA
Flower Photo: @SUPirateGarden on Instagram.
Guest Blog by Meilee D. Bridges, PhD, Southwestern University

Southwestern University has become the 87th educational institution in the nation to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program. Click the link below to learn more about their process of becoming a Bee Campus.
MEET BEE CITY USA'S NEW COORDINATOR
Late season bee sampling in Sonoma County, CA. Photo: Molly Martin / Xerces Society
By Molly Martin, Bee City USA Coordinator, The Xerces Society

Bee City USA begins a new chapter as founder Phyllis Stiles retires and Molly Martin becomes the new Bee City USA Coordinator. Click the link below to learn more about Molly's background in research and community outreach.
XERCES PRESENTATIONS & EVENTS NEAR YOU
Xerces staff criss-cross the country making presentations about pollinator conservation.

Check Xerces' Events page for a full list of events.
Join Xerces' Ambassador Program

Are you passionate about invertebrates and their future? Do you enjoy interacting with the public? Do you have experience in outreach and education? We need you! Engage all ages in invertebrate conservation while connecting with your local community.
Photo: Chad Wildermuth
NOTEWORTHY NEWS FROM AFFILIATES
OUR NETWORK IS GROWING!
Check the current Bee City and Bee Campus pages to see the most up-to-date lists of our combined 191 city and campus affiliates in 41 states.

Welcome to the most recent affiliates to join our network:

  • Indiana University South Bend, Indiana
  • Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park Campus, Minnesota
Bee City USA is an initiative of the Xerces Society. Our conservation work is powered by our donors. Your  tax deductible donation  will help us to protect the life that sustains us.
Bee City USA, An Initiative of the Xerces Society | 503-232-6639 X. 127 | beecityusa@xerces.org | www.beecityusa.org