New Haven, CT: 30th National Pesticide Forum
An introduction to pesticide issues, this presentation was given on "Healthy
Communities: Green solutions for safe environments," Beyond Pesticides' 30th
National Pesticide Forum, March 30-31, 2012, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
For a schedule of activities, see the forum program.
Caroline Cox, Beyond Pesticides board member; research director, Center for
Environmental Health, Oakland, CA
Bill Duesing, executive director, CT
Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA), Stevenson, CT
Carrasquillo, general coordinator, CATA (Farmworkers Support Committee),
- Keynote: Essential Lessons from Pesticide History. John Wargo, PhD, Yale University.
- Health and Science Panel.
- Part 1: Children's Health. Routt Reigart, MD, Medical University of South Carolina.
- Part 2: Federal School IPM. Andrea Kidd Taylor, DrPH, Morgan State University School of Public Health.
- Part 3: Breast Cancer. Julia Brody, PhD, Silent Spring Institute.
- Part 4: Antibacterial Triclosan. Allison Aiello, PhD, University of Michigan School of Public Health.
- Part 5: Neonicotinoid Pesticides and Bees (Forum video not available, watch similar lecture). Christian Krupke, PhD, Purdue University.
- Part 6: Discussion. Facilitated by Caroline Cox, Center for Environmental Health.
- Pesticides and Federal Policy. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal.
- Working Effectively with EPA. Curt Spalding, EPA New England Regional Administrator.
- Poisoning of the Bees. David Hackenberg, Beekeeper to first discover CCD.
- Organic Lawns and Landscapes Panel.
- Organic Food Security. Martha Page, Hartford Food System.
- Keynote: Inventing the Future of Food. Gary Hirshberg, Stonyfield Farms.