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Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
 
   
Jola Szubielski 518-457-0752
Dave Bullard 315-487-7711 x 1377


August 05, 2015

Pollinator Task Force to Meet

WHAT:

    The interagency Pollinator Task Force, led by the Department of Agriculture and Markets and the Department of Environmental Conservation, will meet.  The group is inviting comment from more than a dozen organizations representing agribusiness, farmers, apiculturists, environmentalists, and learning institutions on critical issues such as habitat enhancements, research and information needs, and best management practices.

    The Pollinator Task Force was established by Governor Andrew Cuomo to develop a Pollinator Protection Plan to promote the health and recovery of pollinator populations in New York State.  For more information:  http://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-taskforce-develop-pollinator-protection-plan-protect-new-yorks

WHEN:

    Thursday, August 6
    10 a.m. 12 p.m.

WHERE:

    Department of Agriculture and Markets
    Pride of New York Room
    10B Airline Drive
    Albany, NY 12235

Media: Please RSVP to Jola.Szubielski@agriculture.ny.gov

The meeting is open to members of the public. Public comments will be accepted in writing through September 4. To submit comments, please email: PollinatorProtection@exec.ny.gov.

A recorded audiocast of the meeting will be made available on the Internet at http://www.agriculture.ny.gov/webcasting.html.


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