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March 25, 2015 - Bees, Beetles and the Bay: Pesticide/Chemical Impacts on Aquatic and Human Health, and Pollinator Protection for a Healthy Chesapeake

A dynamic and informative workshop was presented in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve VA and the York River and Small Coastal Basin Roundtable on March 25, 2015 at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point, Virginia. Attendees learned about various toxic hazards to pollinators and humans as well as other factors that affect our environment.

Speakers included: Dr. Mark Luckenback (VIMS), Dr. Art Evans (Richmond, VA), Dr. Rob Hale (VIMS), Mr. Keith Tignor (VA Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services), Dr. Vicki Blazer (US Geological Survey), Dr. Melissa Perry (George Washington University), and Dr. Joe Wood (Chesapeake Bay Foundation).

May and Sandra Waterman's Hall Lobby
Speakers Sandra greets participants
Dr. Luckenback addresses audience Rob and May
Art greeting attendees Beekeeper's provide advice


Bee Display
Wolf Finds a Friend
Keith in Lobby
Book Signing


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