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Pollinator Friendly Alliance 2 Upcoming Webinars

Two webinars: Conversations about the natural world, environmental policy changes, and how we can work together to bring back a healthy planet.




Webinar 1: Thur, September 24, 6:00 PM CST


Laurie Schneider, Executive Director of Pollinator Friendly Alliance, leads conservation actions for pollinator protections in Minnesota with an energetic following of naturalists and volunteers dedicated to protecting a healthy food supply, lands, and waters.


Chris Helzer, Nature Conservancy's Nebraska Director of Science, is a dynamic speaker, long time ecologist, and conservationist. Chris is the author of the popular blog, Prairie Ecologist, and two books, The Ecology and Management of Prairies in the Central United States and Hidden Prairie: Photographing Life in One Square Meter. His photographs and writings are a source of inspiration for both savvy and beginner naturalists and appear in numerous magazines. The little things that run the world – a talk about the diversity and value of plants and insects, and their interactions, and how that diversity is often overlooked is but is really the backbone of ecosystem function and thus conservation success.


Rep. Rick Hansen serves the people of Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul, and West St. Paul in the Minnesota Legislature. He is dedicated to protecting our environment and chairs the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Committee. He authored and championed many bills to protect pollinators; conserve Minnesota’s lands, waters, and wildlife; support sustainable farmers, and combat climate change. He is a farmer and an energetic leader.



REGISTER now for 9/24



Webinar 2: Wed, September 30, 6:00 PM CST


Laurie Schneider, Executive Director of Pollinator Friendly Alliance, leads conservation actions for pollinator protections in Minnesota with an energetic following of naturalists and volunteers dedicated to protecting a healthy food supply, lands, and waters.

Don Shelby, an award-winning journalist, tv anchor, and Twin Cities Public Television voice dedicated to investigating energy conservation and mitigating climate change with three national Emmys and two Peabodys. He worked a lifetime to preserve the Mississippi River and continues to be a prominent voice for the environment, celebrated speaker, and author.


Keely Cervantes, Conservation Minnesota’s Regional Manager works on the whole ecosystem and public policy issues to bridge urban and rural communities and advocates for clean water and healthy land. Keely has a background in urban agriculture, holds a MPA in Public Policy from NYU, and grew up amid rural Midwest farmland.


REGISTER now for 9/30


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