Protecting Pollinators: The New York State Pollinator Conference
The amount of information on pollinator issues seems to increase daily. People are asking how they can protect pollinators or how ornamental plant production and management methods might affect them. NYS IPM is presenting a conference on pollinators aimed at giving you background on the state of pollinators and some practical applications on how they can be protected and conserved. Albany CCE, Voorheesville, NY on September 22nd, 2015.
For information on the program and how to register, go to the conference website http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu/pollinators/pollinator_conf_2015.asp
Drs Scott McArt and Emma Mullen from Cornell Department of Entomology will discuss the current state of pollinator health. Dan Gilrein will cover current research related to ornamentals, Laurie Broccolo, of Broccolo Tree and Lawn Care will talk about how she is working with homeowners and Jennifer Stengle will discuss the ways gardeners might approach the issue. And a member of the NY State Pollinator Task Force will give an overview of the statewide plans to protect pollinators. Plus so much more!