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USDA Pollinator Week Webinar Series – FREE

- June 21, 2021 -


Jun 21, 2021 - Jun 25, 2021    
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Monday, June 21
12:00 pm ET – Edward Henry, National Ecologist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) | NRCS Pollinator Conservation Success Stories
1:00 pm ET – Gail Langellotto, Professor of Horticulture, Oregon State University | Selecting Garden Plants for Pollinators
2:00 pm ET – Eric McTaggert, Acting Conservation Planning Branch Chief, USDA NRCS |Technical and Financial Assistance

Tuesday, June 22
12:00 pm ET – Matthew Wilson, Food Sovereignty Director, Sicangu Community Development Corporation | 7Gen Food System
1:00 pm ET – Diana Cox-Foster, Research Leader, USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) | Who Are the Bees
2:00 pm ET – Jon Koch, Research Entomologist, USDA ARS | Discovering the Secret Life of the Humble Bumble Bee

Wednesday, June 23
12:00 pm ET – Theresa Pitts-Singer, Research Entomologist, USDA ARS |Solitary Bees Aggregate for U.S. Crops
1:00 pm ET – Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman, Research Leader, USDA ARS |How Seasonal Flowers Support the Yearly Cycle of Honey Bee Colonies
2:00 pm ET – Vanessa Corby-Harris, Research Physiologist, USDA ARS |What Does a Bee Colony Do in the Winter

Thursday, June 24
12:00 pm ET – Susannah Lerman, Research Ecologist, U.S. Forest Service | The Lazy Lawnmower: A Simple Way to Help Native Bees
1:00 pm ET – Byron Love, Entomologist, USDA ARS |Impact of Wildfire on Native Bees
2:00 pm ET – Will Glenny, PhD Student, Montana State University | Assessing Pollinator Friendliness of Native Plants for Restoration on Wildlands

Friday, June 25
12:00 pm ET – Sammy Ramsey, Research Fellow, USDA ARS |The Threat Posed by Tropilealaps mercedesae to Honey Bees and Native Bees
1:00 pm ET – Cameron Douglass, Agronomist, USDA Office of Pest Management Policy |Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management
2:00 pm ET – Anne LeBrun, National Policy Manager, USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service | Asian Giant Hornet