Pollinating insects play an essential role in agriculture, and their populations are declining worldwide. Conserving this valuable resource is the topic of a workshop hosted by Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute. Presented by the Xerces Society, the Pollinator Conservation Planning Short Course will be offered on Friday, May 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Western Nevada College Fallon Campus, 160 Campus Way. The workshop will be followed by a tour of the National Resources Conservation Service’s Great Basin Plant Materials Center in Fallon. Cost is $45. Workshop topics include pollination economics and biology, bee-friendly farming, pollinator habitat and …
WNC Crop Institute offers native pollinator workshop
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