Bringing Back the Pollinators:
An Integrated Landscape Approach to Pollinator Conservation
Scott Hoffman Black
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
Thursday, April 21
Scott is the Xerces Society's executive director. He also serves as chair of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Butterfly Specialist Group, deputy chair of the IUCN Invertebrate Conservation Subcommittee, chair of the Migratory Dragonfly Partnership, co-chair of the Monarch Joint Venture, and as an ex officio member of the Federal Monarch Butterfly High Level Working Group.
Scott has extensive experience in endangered species conservation, pollinator conservation, and sustainable agricultural and range and forest management issues. His work has directly led to protection of hundreds of thousands of acres of Idaho rangelands from unneeded pesticide applications, to the protection of thousands of acres of habitat for endangered species, and to the protection of hundreds of thousands acres of National Forest lands from unneeded logging.
He has authored more than two hundred scientific and popular publications, co-authored three books, and contributed chapters to several others, and his work has been featured in newspapers, magazines, and books as well as on radio and television.
Scott received the 2015 Premier Presentation Award from the Entomological Society of America, the U.S. Forest Service Wings Across the Americas 2012 Butterfly Conservation Award, 2011 Colorado State University College of Agricultural Sciences Honor Alumnus Award among others.