Time is running out if you want to purchase the *2011 North American BeeCalendar*. There is now less than two weeks until the November 30th deadline for guaranteed holiday delivery. Featuring magnificent close-up photos by Rollin Coville, this 9″ x 12″calendar highlights twelve commonly encountered pollinators. Each month introduces you to a different bee genus, with a gorgeous full-page pin-upphoto accompanied by notes on preferred plants, nesting needs, and guidanceon how to identify the genus – and of course, a complete day-by-day calendarfor each month. Preview a sample of the front cover, one month, and back cover of the calendar.


Created by bee enthusiast and volunteer Celeste Ets-Hokin and edited byXerces staff, the calendar is produced by The XercesSocietyandTheGreat SunflowerProject. *The deadline to order calendars for holiday delivery is Tuesday,November 30, 2010. Holiday delivery is only guaranteed to U.S. addresses*. For more detailed information on ordering and shipping, or to purchase your calendar please visit either www.greatsunflower.org  or www.xerces.org.

U.S. Price: $15.00 (includes shipping) International Price: $18.00 (includes shipping) PHOTO CREDIT Carder bee (*Anthidium maculosum*),© Rollin Coville

ABOUT THE XERCES SOCIETY The Xerces Society is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlifethrough the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. Established in1971, the Society is at the forefront of invertebrate protection worldwide,harnessing the knowledge of scientists and the enthusiasm of citizens toimplement conservation programs. To learn more about our work, please visitwww.xerces.org.

ABOUT THE GREAT SUNFLOWER PROJECT The Great Sunflower Project empowers people from pre-schoolers to scientiststo make the world a better place for bees. The idea is simple; gardenersplant a sunflower and count how many bees visit in 15 minutes. Gardens thatquickly see more bees are healthy. Gardens that don’t see bees aren’t. Thesunflowers are both a thermometer measuring the health of the bee communityacross the continent and a wonderful resource making each garden where theyare planted a better place for pollinators. Join us at www.greatsunflower.org! Salesof the calendar will directly support the conservation work of the organization that you purchase it through. The Xerces Society • 4828 SEHawthorne Blvd. Portland, Oregon 97215 USA • tel 503.232.6639info@xerces.org •www.xerces.org Copyright © 2010 The Xerces Society. All rights reserved.