Pollinators are in trouble!
They provide important services for agriculture and they help sustain native
populations of plants and animals - including people. So, join us to learn
more at the “Pollinators Conference: Information for Action,” on Friday
and Saturday, October 3 & 4, 2008 at University of Massachusetts in
Researchers from around the country will share information on:
*Pollinator status, threats, and research methods
*Information for landowners and managers on practices that sustain pollinators
*Existing outreach efforts, including partnerships, citizen science, and
Scientists and naturalists, concerned citizens and educators, farmers and
gardeners and local, state and national agencies and nongovernmental organizations
that manage lands will find this information valuable. Open to the public
Conference Details: available at www.millersriver.net/pollen.
Conference Hotel: Pollinators Block ICIP at Howard Johnson, 401 Russell
Street, Hadley, MA 01035. Call 413-586-0114 before August 15 to make reservations
at the block rate.
Conference Fees: $125 both days, $70 single day, keynote dinner $40 extra.
The speaker at dinner will be John Ascher of the American Museum
of Natural History. Lunches and break snacks are included in the registration
fees. After September 15, a late fee will be added.
Conference Registration: available at: https://www.aux.umass.edu/forms/conferenceservices/pollinator/index.htm
Conference Sponsors: Athol Bird and Nature Club, Millers River Environmental
Center, Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, and Region 5
of the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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