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Pollinators & Pesticides: A 360 Degree Perspective
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Pollinators & Pesticides: A 360 Degree Perspective

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.

8/5/2014
When: 8/5/2014
Registration begins at 8:30 AM and the event will end at 4:00 PM
Where: Wilder Center
451 Lexington Parkway North
St. Paul, Minnesota  55104
United States
Contact: 651-633-4987

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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.


Register online or Click here to download a pdf copy of the registration form to email or fax to the MNLA Office.

Schedule

Historical Perspective/OverviewTim Power, MNLA; Jim Calkins, Sustainable Horticultural Solutions

 

Ecological PerspectiveCrystal Boyd, DNR; Elaine Evans, University of Minnesota; Karl Foord, University of Minnesota Extension; Heather Holms, Restoring Landscaping

 

Entomological PerspectiveJeff 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 PerspectiveDavid Fischer, Bayer CropScience

Green Industry PerspectiveHear 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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