The explosion of the pollinator and pesticide topic in 2014 has led to a variety of opinions on the issue and how it should be handled. There are so many perspectives to consider. Come and learn from experts in a variety of fields about the critical considerations from their vantage point. The focus of this symposium is to provide you with information from a multitude of experts that will allow you to walk away and make an informed decision on how you will handle the pollinator and pesticide issue moving forward.
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Historical Perspective/Overview—Tim Power, MNLA; Jim Calkins, Sustainable Horticultural Solutions
Ecological Perspective—Crystal Boyd, DNR; Elaine Evans, University of Minnesota; Karl Foord, University of Minnesota Extension; Heather Holms, Restoring Landscaping
Entomological Perspective—Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota; Vera Krischik, University of Minnesota; Marla Spivak, University of Minnesota
Apicultural (Beekeeper)Perspective—Erin Rupp, Beez Kneez
Political Perspective—Geir Friisoe, MN Department of Ariculture; Joe Bischoff, American Horticultural Society; Rick Hansen, MN State Representative; Tim Malooly, Water in Motion
Plant Protection Perspective—David Fischer, Bayer CropScience
Green Industry Perspective—Hear from business and municipal representatives in the following areas: garden center, grower, arborist, professional gardening services, landscape design and more.
Parking is free. Morning coffee and lunch are included.
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