You are cordially invited to
Berkshire Conservation District’s
2017 Annual Meeting and Elections
Wednesday, November 8th at Zucchini’s Restaurant
North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
Dinner and Elections 6:00pm - 700pm Presentations 7:00pm -
Taryn LaScola, will discuss how the (MDAR) Apiary and Pests
Programs work together to minimize risks to honeybees from pesticide use. The emphasis will be on small farm and homeowners.
LaScola, has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Westfield State University.
She has seventeen years’ experience working for the Massachusetts Department of
Agricultural Resources (MDAR), where she is the Director of the Crop and Pest
Services Division. She oversees the three programs within this division: Apiary, Pesticide, and Plant Industries
programs. Before becoming director in 2016, she was an Environmental Analyst
and Chief Inspector for the Pesticide Program.
Pollinator Health and
presentation will include information on honey bee health in Massachusetts,
along with the environmental factors affecting pollinators. Taryn
LaScola will provide an overview of the MDAR Apiary and Pesticide programs with
an emphasis on how they work together to minimize risk to pollinators from
pesticide use. Information on pesticide
regulations and their proper use will be provided.
Tickets are $28 per person
Ticket price includes: Chicken Parmigiana**, Penne Pasta tossed with
Sun-dried Tomato, Spinach, Olive oil and Garlic, Salad, Rolls, Coffee or Tea,
Please RSVP by November 1st