Protecting Pollinators as a Community (Live-streamed Talk)Tue, Jun 29, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The comfort of your own home!
Audience: General Audience
Learn what you can do to protect pollinators at a community level at this live-streamed program from Kaitlin Haase, Southwest Pollinator Conservation Specialist with the Xerces Society. Kaitlin will introduce the Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA initiatives and the commitments a city or campus makes to become certified. Participants will learn more about the needs of native bees, how the management of cities and campuses can meet those needs while benefitting our communities, and what it takes to become an affiliate of Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA.
About Kaitlin Haase:
As the Southwest Pollinator Conservation Specialist, Kaitlin works to create climate-resilient, connected pollinator habitat in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. She collaborates with and educates public and private urban land managers in New Mexico and the desert Southwest on pollinator-friendly practices for landscaping, gardening, and open space restoration.
About the Xerces Society:
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is an international nonprofit organization that protects the natural world through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats. The Xerces Society is a science-based conservation organization, working with diverse partners that include scientists, land managers, educators, policymakers, farmers, and communities. By utilizing applied research, engaging in advocacy, providing educational resources, addressing policy implications, and building community, they endeavor to make meaningful long-term conservation a reality.
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Register now through PEEC's website! You will receive an email with a link to join the broadcast. We will be using the online platform called Zoom. You don't need to create an account, but you will need the free Zoom app (click here to download). The Zoom invitation will provide simple instructions for downloading the app and joining the livestream.