Symposium will address pollinators

The Pollinator Friendly Alliance and Pollinate Minnesota will hold People for Pollinators symposium Tuesday, March 8, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Dakota Lodge, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul.

Attendees will learn about pollinators and their relationship to birds, wildlife and biodiversity, farm and urban habitat, pesticides and advocacy issues. All who want to help pollinators are welcome. Presenters will include global pollinator and organics advocate Jim Riddle; Sarah Foltz Jordan, pollinator conservation specialist for the Xerces Society; Dan Arnosti, conservation program director for Izaak Walton League; Lex Horan, Midwest organizer with Pesticide Action Network; Dr. Vera Krischik, director of the Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability; and Robert Engstrom of the Urban Land Institute and the Sensible Land Use Coalition.

Lunch will be provided by Birchwood Café, the Lone Grazer Creamery and Red Table Meats.

You can register and learn more about the symposium at

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