BEST PRACTICES FOR POLLINATORS Summit -  February 8, 2018.  This popular best practices morning fills up fast, Register early.  Limited seating at Silverwood Park.

TOPICS INCLUDE   Pollinator Conservation & Ecology, Managing Landscape for Protection of Endangered Species, Pesticide Drift Effects on Butterflies, Pesticides: Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Herbicide-Free Weed Control for Habitat Establishment, Round Table Discussions: Pollinator Communities, Funding, Urban Habitat, Motivating Staff, Importance of Good Policy, Mapping for Protected Pollinator Habitat, Rethinking Roadsides, Innovative Park Management Practices for Pollinator Conservation & Plant Diversity

Presenters include:  Xerces Society | Pollinator Friendly Alliance | University of Minnesota | Three Rivers Park District | Minnesota Zoo | Dept. of Agriculture | Dept. of Transportation | Washington County Conservation District | Washington County Public Works & Parks | Rep. Rick Hansen | Board of Water & Soil Resources | Dakota County Parks | US Fish & Wildlife | Wildflower Project .....and more.

POLLINATOR FRIENDLY ALLIANCE Board Retreat.  11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Outing Lodge.

Pollinator Park Launch & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony...more to come, stay tuned.