Endangered Pollinators

March Environmental Concerns
Matthew ShepherdMatthew Shepherd, Director of Outreach and Education for The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

Matthew has spend 35 years working with people from all walks of life to create better places for wildlife. His career began in England and took him to Kenya before his arrival in the United States. He has worked for the Xerces Society since 1999, initially at the vanguard of a broad national effort to protect pollinators. He has also spent time on endangered species protection, pesticide reduction, and communications. Matthew currently leads the Xerces Society’s community engagement work. He continues to be directly involved in pollinator conservation in towns and cities, with a focus on supporting neighborhood-level efforts such as pollinator gardens and habitat projects in parks. This includes the Bring Back the Pollinators initiative and Bee City USA, as well as campaigns such as No Mow May and Leave the Leaves. Mathew is author of numerous articles and publications, including Attracting Native Polinators and Gardening for Butterflies.

If you have questions please, email: Carol Stone seastone11@gmail.com

See below for the Zoom Link:


All League News