Pollinator Short Course Available

March 17, 2014 | By More

POLLINATOR CONSERVATION SHORT COURSE

 Jaffrey, New Hampshire

March 25, 2014
9:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT

The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the
USDA Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are pleased to announce an upcoming Pollinator Conservation Short Course in New Hampshire. This full day training will provide you with the latest science-based approaches to reversing the trend of pollinator declines, and will equip you with the recipes necessary to protect and manage habitat for these vital insects.

SHORT COURSE DETAILS:

Cost:

Registration is $45 per person and includes a copy ofAttracting Native Pollinators. A late fee of $5 will be added to registrations made after March 15.

 A limited number of scholarships are available to farmers of bee-pollinated crops to cover the fee of the course. To apply for a scholarship, please contact the Cheshire County Conservation District at 603-756-2988 ext.116or amanda@cheshireconservation.org.

Lunch is not included. Please plan on bringing a sack lunch with you to the course. 

Canceled registrations can be refunded until March 18, 2014.

Additional Information and Registration:

Click here for a detailed agenda or to register for the course.

Contact:

Ashley Minnerath

The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservationshortcourses@xerces.org or (855) 232-6639 ext. 102.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This Pollinator Conservation Short Course is made possible with the support of the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Additional support for this training is provided by the following: CS Fund; Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund; USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant through the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets, and Food; Whole Foods Market and its vendors; and Xerces Society members.

Special thank you to Cheshire County Conservation District and Hillsborough County Conservation District for supporting this course.

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