Jun

06

An Evening with Carey Gillam: Author of “Whitewash”

Please join Pesticide Action Network for an evening of conversation with veteran journalist and author Carey Gillam to talk about her new book Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. Whitewash documents Monsanto’s aggressive efforts to establish, promote and protect their RoundUp Ready seed and pesticide empire. Through investigative […]

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Jul

27

The Buzz on MN Pollinators

During the 2017 Minnesota legislative session, CURE and our partners fought hard to keep pollinator protections on the radar.  Even though legislative leadership worked to kill the pollinator provisions early in the session, pollinators and pesticides stayed in the mix until the end.  The Department of Ag, Governor Dayton, and countless citizens that made their […]

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Apr

08

CANCELED — Pollinators and More… Right In My Own Backyard

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO LOW ATTENDANCE What: A workshop on pollinators When: Saturday, April 8 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Where: West Central Research and Outreach Center (Morris, MN) Cost: *CURE members $25 (includes lunch) *Non-members $35 (includes an introductory CURE membership and lunch) *Students $15 (includes an introductory CURE membership and […]

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Aug

31

Governor Dayton takes action to protect bees and other pollinators

Earlier this summer CURE co-sponsored the Minnesota stop of the Keep Hives Alive Tour at Moonstone Farm in Montevideo.  During the stop Minnesota beekeeper James Cook shared with us the risks posed to pollinators (both native and commercial) and food systems as a whole.  The tour took 2 million dead bees to the Environmental Protection […]

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Jun

30

Keep the Hives Alive Tour

Moonstone Farm in Montevideo was the backdrop for The Keep the Hives Alive Tour stop in Minnesota River Valley. CURE and partners hosted the event on the Richard Handeen-Audrey Arner farm where diversified, sustainable, and holistic farm management has taken shape as a result of decades of planning and strategic design. Pollinators find refuge on […]

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