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Montana Pollinator Research Summit

Apr 24th 2024 - Apr 25th 2024

Where: Gerald W. Marks Exploration Center
1075 South Avenue West Missoula
Montana 59801

Join us for the inaugural Montana Pollinator Research Summit in Missoula! Our goal is to bring together pollinator researchers, land managers, and other natural resource professionals to identify gaps and develop collaborative solutions for pollinator research and conservation in Montana.

Our keynote speaker Wednesday is Kimberly Szcodronski, State Wildlife Action Plan Coordinator for MT Fish Wildlife and Parks. She'll be speaking about Adding Invertebrates to Montana's 2025 State Wildlife Action Plan Revision

WHEN: April 24th and 25th
WHERE: Gerald W. Marks Exploration Center, 1075 South Avenue West, Missoula MT 59801
WHAT ELSE: Registration cost is $45 and includes lunches both days, if registered by April 6th. IF SUBMITTING A POSTER for the poster session, please email Marirose Kuhlman at mkuhlman@ missoulacounty.us


AGENDA

The 2024 Montana Pollinator Research Summit agenda page is still being updated. Please check back as we confirm speakers for each of the sessions!

Day 1 Wednesday, April 24th
8:00-9:30am Welcome and Keynote (Keynote Speaker Kim Szcodronski, MTFWP State Wildlife Action Plan Coordinator)
9:45-11:30am Session 1 talks – Pollinator Inventory and Monitoring
11:30-12:30pm lunch (included with registration)
12:30-2:30pm Session 2 talks – Pollinator Habitat Restoration and Conservation
2:30-4:00pm Discussion: Informing the Montana SWAP revision to include pollinators and other invertebrates
4:00-7:00pm Poster Session and Happy Hour(s)

Day 2 Thursday, April 25th
8:30-9:00am Morning remarks and welcome
9:00-10:15am Session 3 talk – Montana Bumble Bee Atlas
10:30-12:00pm Session 4 talks – Leveraging Public/Private Engagement for Pollinator Conservation
12:00-1:00pm Lunch (included with registration)
1:00-2:30pm Session 5 panel – Case Study Virtual Panel and discussion Developing a Montana Pollinator Network
2:30-3:00pm Closing remarks and goodbye!

Please add affiliation after your name while registering.

More Information

www.missoulaeduplace.org/montana-pollinator-research-summit

(406) 258-4219

Cost per person: $45.00

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