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Webinar:  Pollinator Conservation in Agricultural Landscapes ~ Presented in Partnership with Kitsap & Jefferson County Conservation Districts

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Webinar:  Pollinator Conservation in Agricultural Landscapes ~ Presented in Partnership with Kitsap & Jefferson County Conservation Districts

Xerces Society
Friday, November 13th, 2020 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM PST
Advanced Registration necessary
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ehbyd2dqec8bebdc&llr=tnjebhdab&showPage=true

This 90 minute webinar will focus on concepts around protecting and enhancing populations of pollinators, especially bees, in agricultural landscapes. The course will provide an overview of bee natural history and farm practices that support pollinators, such as protecting and creating habitat.

Introductory topics include the principles of pollinator biology, the economics of insect pollination, basic bee field identification, and evaluating pollinator habitat. Advanced modules will cover land management practices for pollinator protection, pollinator habitat restoration, incorporating pollinator conservation into federal conservation programs, and financial and technical resources to support these efforts.

Registrants will have access to a digital version of the Xerces Society’s Pollinator Conservation Toolkit, with direct links to PDFs and online resources.

Photo by Bridget Gregg