Join us at the 11th annual Pesticides & the Chesapeake conference

11th Annual Pesticides & the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Project Conference
October 24th, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
 
 
Please join us as a guest of our Eleventh Annual Conference on October 24th, when we bring together our regions leaders who are committed to protecting the Chesapeake watershed and restoring the Bay.
 
This year, our nationally ground-breaking project will feature cutting-edge agricultural innovations that sequester carbon while protecting the health of people, pollinators, other wildlife and the Bay, and include the latest in science research and policy impacting our watershed.
 
Our presenters…
 
KEYNOTE: “Soil Health, Climate Change and Our Waterways”
Kristine Nichols, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Rodale Institute
 
“New Research on Pesticides and the Bay Watershed”
Vickie Blazer Ph.D., Fish Ecologist, USGS
 
“Local and State Actions in Response to Changing Times”
Jay Feldman, M.A., Co-founder/Executive Director, Beyond Pesticides
 
“Policy Solutions to Pesticides in Our Waters”
Betsy Nicolas, J.D., Executive Director, Waterkeepers Chesapeake & Fair Farms
 
Moderator: Greg Allen, Ph.D., Environmental Scientist, U.S. E.P.A.
 
Registration is free and organic lunch and snacks will be served.
 
Space is limited. Given the strong response to date, we encourage you to register soon if you plan to attend. Email your Name, Organization Affiliation, Role, Email and Phone to mdpestnet@aol.com
If you have colleagues doing work relevant to pesticides, sustainable farming, pollinators, healthy soil and/or restoration of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, please feel free to forward this invitation on to them.
Robert SanGeorge, Project Director
Pesticides & the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Project
 
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