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Attend the 2022 Pollinator Summit

February 14, 2022

UI Extension and Rural Roots’ free Pollinator Summit Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 23-24, in Moscow, will explore pollinators on the Palouse and beyond with a movie showing, exhibits, presentations and lectures for youth and adults.

The event begins Wednesday, Feb. 23, with a 7 p.m. showing of Walt Disney’s “Wings of Life” at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center, 508 S. Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Register to attend the event for free. Donations to help cover the cost of the summit will be accepted at the door and are also being accepted on registration links for all events.

The summit starts at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb 24, at the Latah County Fair and Event Center, 1021 Harold St. Various experts will present on a range of topics until 6:30 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall. Presentations will be available to watch on Zoom or in person. There will be a networking session with table exhibits from 3-4 p.m. and following evening lectures. Register online for individual sessions to attend the summit for free. A Youth Summit will take place from 3-5 p.m. in the classroom with activities such as making pollinator seeds bombs and painting hummingbird houses for PCEI. For more information about the Youth Summit, email Kelli Cooper at the City of Moscow.

Presenters at the summit include: Michael Parella, dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences; Suvia Judd, president of Rural Roots and small acreage farmer; Eva Strand, associate professor of rangeland ecology and management; Timothy Hatten, entomologist and expert on Palouse insects; David Schott, City of Moscow Parks and Recreation; and many other individuals, groups and organizations.

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