Bee on a Flower

Pollinator Health and Safety Conference

November 20, 2014, 8:00 am—4:30 pm.

Hurry! Registration fee increases after October 31!

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are co-sponsoring the Pollinator Health and Safety Conference to bring together farmers, bee-keepers, entomologists, policy-makers and others interested in protecting pollinators. State and national experts on pollinators, bee-keeping, and pesticides will share the latest scientific research on factors affecting pollinator health and best practices for their protection.

Details, agenda and registration


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