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    Pesticides & The Chesapeake Bay Watershed annual conference

    11th Annual Pesticides & the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Project Conference
    October 24th, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
    Please join us at our Eleventh Annual Conference on October 24th, when we bring together our region’s leaders who are committed to protecting the Chesapeake watershed and restoring the Bay.  Registration is free and organic lunch and snacks will be served.
    Space is limited, so register soon by emailing your name, organization affiliation, role, email and phone number to mdpestnet@aol.com
     
    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 confirmed speakers…
    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., Research 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, EPA Chesapeake Bay Program
    We look forward to seeing you!
     
    Robert SanGeorge, Project Director
    Pesticides & the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Project
     

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