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Fireflies are an iconic part of nature celebrated across the United States; however, these flagship species may currently be in decline. The following resources, published by our partners at the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, offer information on firefly ecological and cultural importance, their life cycle, and guidance on mitigating threats and providing suitable habitat for fireflies in natural areas.
Authors: Victoria Wojcik, Lisa Smith, William Carromero, Aime Code, Laurie Davies Adams, Seth Davis, Sandra J. DeBano, Candace Fallon, Rich Hatfield, Scott Hoffman Black, Jennifer Hopwood, Sarah Hoyle, Thomas Kaye, Sarina Jepsen, Stephanie McKnight, Lora Morandin, Emma Pelton, Paul Rhoades, Kelly Rourke, Mary Rowland, and Wade Tinkham
Authors: Stephanie McKnight, Candace Fallon, Emma Pelton, Rich Hatfield, Aimee Code, Jennifer Hopwood, Sarina Jepsen, and Scott Hoffman Black
Authors: Matthew L. Forister, Emma Pelton, and Scott Hoffman Black
Webinar in the 2018 NAA Pollinator Management Series
Speaker: Kelly Rourke, Senior Program Manager - Pollinator Partnership
2018 Webinar: Native Bees and Large Mammals: Vertibrate - Invertabrate Interactions in Riparian Natural Areas and Partnering with Pollinators: Prairie Restoration to Support Diverse Pollinating insects
Speaker: Thomas Kaye, Executive Director and Senior Ecologist at the Institute for Applied Ecology
March 2019 Webinar: The Role of Honey Bees in Natural Areas - A Conversation
Presented by: Rich Hatfield, Senior Conservation Biologist, Endangered Species Program, Xerces Society and Vicki Wojcik, Research Director, Pollinator Partnership
2018 Webinar: Management Considerations of Pollinating Bats on Wind and Solar Farms and Utility Right-of-Way Management that Supports Pollinators and safe Energy Transmission
Speakers: Dave Waldien, Affiliated Scholar, Christopher Newport University and Peter Beesley, Vegetation Program Manager, Expert - Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Ferncliff Natural Area, photo by Greg Funka
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