Pesticides & The Chesapeake Bay Watershed Annual Conference

Date: October 30, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location: Pearlstone Conference & Retreat Center, Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown, MD

Join us for our 12th Annual Conference that brings together people committed to Bay watershed restoration! This year’s meeting focuses on cutting-edge research on the impacts of pesticides on children and the watershed, as well as the relationship between pesticides and climate change, and pesticide impacts on pollinators.  Register now:  https://conta.cc/2MhvqhB

Confirmed speakers:

Keynote: Devon Payne-Sturges, DrPH, “Learning from the Struggles of Science Policy Policy to Protect Public Health”.  Dr. Payne-Sturges, formerly with EPA, is Assistant Professor of Applied Environmental Health at the UMD School of Public Health.

Robert Musil, PhD, MPH, “Pesticides & Climate Change” Dr. Musil is President & CEO of the Rachel Carson Council and was the longest-serving executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Doug Myers, “Impact of Pesticides on the Bay watershed”.  Mr. Myers is Maryland Senior Scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Josephine Johnson, PhD, “Impacts of Pesticides on Pollinators”.  Dr. Johnson is a honeybee research scientist and environmental science at Stevenson University.

Greg Allen, PhD, Environmental Scientist for EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program will be our moderator for the day and will update us on the Chesapeake Bay Program.

Register by Sept 25th at $25, which will include an organic breakfast, lunch & snacks.  After Sept 25th registration is $35.  Registration closes Oct 9th.

Register now!  https://conta.cc/2MhvqhB