Scott Hoffman Black

Scott has extensive experience in endangered species conservation, pollinator conservation, and sustainable agricultural and range and forest management issues. He has authored over 200 scientific and popular publications, co-authored two books and contributed chapters to several others, and his work has been featured in newspapers, magazines, books, and on radio and television. Scott holds a … Read more

Eric Lee-Mӓder

Eric Lee-Mäder is the Pollinator Conservation Program Co-Director at the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation ( In this role Eric with farmers, food companies, and agencies such as the USDA and the UN-FAO to enhance biodiversity in agricultural lands. Since 2008, he and his team at Xerces have supported large-scale habitat restoration for pollinators across more than … Read more

Cameron Newell

Cameron manages the day-to-day operations of the food industry supply chain projects in California, Oregon, and Washington, coordinating with partner organizations and individual landowners to promote pollinator conservation. Cameron’s background is in project management and restoration ecology of Southern California coastal sage, chaparral and marsh systems. With his roots in agriculture and a wealth of … Read more