Caring for Creation: Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation


Reflection: Sr. Sue Orlowski, SP, Caring for Creation Committee Member

I have been a member of the Xerces Society for five years. Its focus is the conservation of pollinators which include bumble and solitary bees, wasps, butterflies, and moths.
Because of the pandemic, I expanded my pollinator garden. During 2020, I had at least 10 species of bees, including native bees and honey bees, five species of butterflies, two species of dragonflies, three species of wasps, moths and beetles.
You know the saying: “Plant the flowers and they will come.” Well, they did! I am excited about adding more flowers to my garden this spring.


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