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Attracting Native Pollinators by Mace Vaughan

Apr 17, 2014 by Deschutes Land Trust
Mace Vaughan from the Xerces Society presented our final Nature Night of 2014 on Attracting Native Pollinators. Check out the slides from his engaging presentation to learn more about native bees, the challenges they face, and how you can help.

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Thanks to those of you who came out to our April Nature Night on Attracting Native Pollinators! And thanks to Mace Vaughan from the Xerces Society for his awesome presentation!

In case you missed it, below are slides from Mace's presentation. Flip through to learn more about native pollinators, the challenges they're facing, and how you can help bring back the bees!

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Mace Vaughan is the Xerces Society Pollinator Conservation Program Director and Joint Pollinator Conservation Specialist to the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service’s West National Technology Support Center. Mace has written numerous articles on the conservation of bees and is co-author of Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies, as well as the Pollinator Conservation Handbook. He is the lead author of Farming for Bees: Guidelines for Providing Native Bee Habitat on Farms.

He was a lecturer on honey bee biology and beekeeping at Cornell University, from which he holds Masters Degrees in Entomology and Teaching. Mace has researched the behavior and community ecology of insects, and has worked as an insect wrangler and bee expert for PBS Nature.


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