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EPA Continues Webinar Series Dedicated to Assessing Risks to Bees from Pesticides

For Release: July 16, 2020

EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs will host a webinar on Aug. 18, 2020, as part of its series dedicated to pollinator health and habitat.  

The webinar, Agricultural Stewardship and Best Management Practices to Reduce Pollinator Risk,Exitwill focus on efforts to mitigate risks of pesticides to bees. Furthermore, it will provide an overview of industry, state government, and university extension initiatives to engage stakeholders on pollinator protection.

Featured speakers include:

  • Caydee Savinelli from Syngenta Crop Protection;
  • Patrick Jones from North Carolina Department of Agriculture; and
  • Andony Melathopoulos from Oregon State University.

Register here: Agricultural Stewardship and Best Management Practices to Reduce Pollinator RiskExit– Aug. 18, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT

In addition to the August webinar, registration for the July webinars is still available:

Designing and Conducting Bee StudiesExit- July 21, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

Assessing Risks to Bees from PesticidesExit- July 28, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT

EPA will also host a webinar about state managed pollinator protection plans on Sept. 15. Details and registration information will be released soon. 

These webinars represent the latest in EPA’s ongoing efforts to raise the profile of pollinator issues.

Learn more about EPA pollinator work.

See the full webinar series, including recordings of past events.