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Native Pollinators Field Day Sept. 11, Irvine

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 • Irvine, CA

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Native Pollinators in Agriculture Field Day will be held Tuesday, Sept. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., at Orange County Great Park, Irvine, Calif.

Program

• Coffee and registration — 8 a.m.

• Welcome — Rudy Rice and A.G. Kawamura, Chair and co-chair, Native Pollinators in Agriculture Project

• Irvine Ranch Conservancy Native Plant Project

Michael O’Connell, IRC executive director

• Why Pollinators Matter?

Mace Vaughan, Xerces Society

• Colony Collapse Disorder Update

Eric Mussen, UC Davis apiculturist

• Tour of Farm & Food Lab and Great Park Farm

• Lunch featuring pollinator-dependent foods

• Overview of Native Pollinators in Agriculture Project

Ray Beck, NASCA, and Ernie Shea, NPIA project coordinator

• Native Pollinator Contributions to California Agriculture

Dr. Neal Williams, UC Davis entomologist

• Grower Experiences with Native Pollinators

Panel discussion by farmers

Logistics or to RSVP

Rachel Martin; 410-252-707; rmartin@nresolutions.com

Location Details

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Orange County Great Park

Irvine, California
United States

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