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Advancing Sustainable Communities: People, Pollinators and Practices, the 32nd National Pesticide Forum, will allow grassroots advocates, scientists, policy makers and engaged citizens to interact and strategize on solutions that are protective of health and the environment.
April 11th – 12th, 2014
University Place Hotel and Conference Center (310 SE Lincoln Street in Portland)
Keynote presentations, workshops, and plenary panels will focus on solutions to the decline of pollinators and other beneficials; strengthening organic agriculture; improving farmworker protection and agricultural justice; and creating healthy buildings, schools and homes. By working with a range of environmental, health, consumer, and farm organizations, organizers expect to bring together a diverse crowd in order to share our efforts to build local, state and national strategies for strength, growth and health.
Get more information and register to attend.
Organic food and beverages will be served for breakfast, lunch and dinner Saturday, and we will have organic hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine for receptions on Friday and Saturday night.
Registration fee includes access to all forum sessions, including workshops and tour (separate RSVP is required for tour, please email the event organizers).
• General Admission/Non-Members: $75 (includes 1-year membership and 100% organic tote-bag).
• Members/Grassroots Activist Rate: $45
• Students (with current ID): $25
• Business Rate: $175 (includes 1-year subscription to Pesticides and You).
Register online today or call 202-543-5450 to register by phone.
You are encouraged to register in advance to ensure your space and food, but walk-ins are welcome as long as space is available.
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