Scott Hoffman Black is an ecologist and Executive Director of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. He has extensive experience working to conserve butterflies, and other pollinators. He speaks on these topics to thousands of people each year, 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. He also serves as the Chair of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Butterfly Specialist Group, Chair of the Migratory Dragonfly Partnership, Vice Chair of the Monarch Joint Venture, and as Deputy Chair of the IUCN Invertebrate Conservation Subcommittee. Scott has received several awards, including the 2011 Colorado State University College of Agricultural Sciences Honor Alumnus Award and the U.S. Forest Service Wings Across the Americas 2012 Butterfly Conservation Award. Check out Scott's book Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies