March Against Monsanto This Saturday | May 24th
Cities around the Northwest and all around the world are marching on May 24th in protest of Monsanto and their Genetically Engineered Foods.
Why March? Read more Here
about this global event.
To find a march near you, Check Here.
Mother Earth News Fair | May 31-June 1
NCAP is excited to be featured at this year's fair in Puyallup. Mother Earth News Fairs are fun-filled, family-oriented sustainable lifestyle events. The Washington fair features practical, hands-on workships, local and regional exhibitions, and amazing local organic foods! Bring the whole family and be sure to stop by and say hello!
Blueberry Farm Tour | June 5 | Alvadore, OR
Please join us to learn about managing for mummy berry disease from certified organic blueberry farmer Ken Berg, Oregon State University researcher Jay Pscheidt and graduate student Jade Florence.
Jay Pscheidt and Jade Florence are currently working with NCAP and collaborating growers on a project to improve mulching practices for managing mummy berry. Ken Berg of Berg's Certified Organic Blueberries produces blueberries on one acre. The farm has been producing organic blueberries since 1991.
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Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee | June 4-6
NCAP is heading to Washington DC to participate in a workgroup and public meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee. The PPDC provides a forum for a diverse group of stakeholders to provide feedback to the pesticide program on various pesticide regulatory, policy and program implementation issues. This meeting will focus on Integrated Pest Management and Pollinator Protections.
National Pollinator Week | June 16-22
Let's Save and Celebrate Pollinators!
Seven years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. Pollinator Week has now grown to be an international celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles.
NCAP will be involved in several events next month surrounding National Pollinator Week. Stay tuned for more information!
and get involved at pollinator.org