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    Pesticides & The Chesapeake Annual Conference

    Ninth Annual Meeting
    Pesticides and the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Project
    October 28, 2015 — 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
    Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center,  Reisterstown, MD
    To Register: email mdpestnet@aol.com with your name, title & affiliation
    (space is limited; priority given to government agencies & non-profit organizations)
    Registration Deadline October 9th
    CONFIRMED PRESENTERS
    Keynote Speaker: Pete Myers, PhD, Founder, CEO and Chief Scientist of Environmental Health News and co-author of Our Stolen Future: “Pesticides, Endocrine Disruptors & a Look Toward the Future”
    Carys Mitchelmore, PhD,  Associate Professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Studies and the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory: “Neonicotinoids & the Chesapeake Bay”
    April Boulton, PhD, insect researcher and Assistant Professor of Biology at Hood College: “Pollinator Decline & Impact on Maryland’s Ecosystem”
    Ray Weil, PhD, Professor of Environmental Science & Technology at the University of Maryland; leading expert on sustainable agriculture and healthy soil. He will speak on The Soil Health Revolution in American Agriculture and What It’s Success Could Mean for the Planet.
    Moderator: Jillian Fry, PhD, Assistant Scientist at the Center for a Livable Future, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University; Project Director of the Center’s Public Health & Sustainable Aquaculture Project
    Our  Ninth Annual Meeting brings together Project stakeholders and others interested in protecting the Bay watershed, sharing cutting-edge research and monitoring data on pesticides, discussing initiatives of the Project’s working groups and collaborating on the direction of the Project. Registration is free & an organic lunch and snacks will be served. Directions to Pearlstone: http://bit.ly/1JanXrv

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