Free course Xerces Society & NMSU: ” Supporting Pollinators and Beneficial Insects in Backyards and on Farms”

Jun 9, 2020 | Classes and Workshops

New Mexico State University partnering with the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation will host a free virtual course series to inform farmers, educators, and the public about pollinator and beneficial insect conservation in gardens and farms in northern New Mexico.
The weekly six-part series, Supporting Pollinators and Beneficial Insects in Backyards and on Farms,” will consist of 1 to 1.5 hour live virtual presentations via Zoom. The webinars will take place at 3:00 p.m. MT on Tuesdays from June 23rd through July 28th. Registration is free and required for attendance of the live presentations, though all webinars in this series will be uploaded to the NMSU YouTube channel at a later date with no viewing restrictions.
The webinar series will cover a range of topics on pollinators and beneficial insects in northern New Mexico, from getting to know the bees and other helpful bugs in backyards and farms to designing and planting healthy habitat to support those insects and protecting pollinators from pesticides.  The exact topics and dates of each webinar with links to individual registration pages are as follows:



Participants are welcome to attend any and all of the six webinars. Registration is required for each webinar you wish to attend. Live captioning provided for all webinars.
For more details and to register, visit the series registration page here. Contact Rachel Dunham at with any registration questions. To submit questions about pollinators and beneficial insects for the “Ask Me Anything,” email


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