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Back by popular demand, Scott Hoffman Black, executive director of the Xerces Society, will be speaking again at Garden Fever Nursery in Portland, Oregon this month. Scott will speak about the potential for a global pollinator crisis, what the underlying causes are of pollinator declines, and highlight actions that everyone can take to help these important animals.

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  • Lecture
  • Learning
When Nov 16, 2013
from 10:30 am to 02:00 pm
Where Portland, OR
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Contact Phone (503) 287-3200
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Come meet Scott Hoffman Black at Garden Fever Nursery in Portland, on Saturday November 16th!   
Back by popular demand, Scott Hoffman Black, executive director of the Xerces Society, will be speaking again at Garden Fever Nursery in Portland, Oregon this month. Scott will speak about the potential for a global pollinator crisis, what the underlying causes are of pollinator declines, and highlight actions that everyone can take to help these important animals. Please see below for registration requirements.

EVENT DETAILS
When: Saturday, November 16th 
Title: Bring Back the Pollinators: What we can all do to protect this vital resource
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Garden Fever, 3433 NE 24th Ave, Portland, OR 97212
This event is FREE, but registration is required due to limited space. Call Lori Vollmer at Garden Fever (503) 287-3200 to claim a seat or email info@gardenfever.com.

ABOUT SCOTT HOFFMAN BLACK
An accomplished public speaker, Scott has authored over 200 scientific and popular publications. He is recognized internationally for his conservation successes and currently chairs the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Butterfly Specialist Group. Scott has received several awards, including the 2011 Colorado State University College of Agricultural Sciences Honor Alumnus Award and the U.S. Forest Service Wings Across Americas 2012 Butterfly Conservation Award.
ABOUT THE XERCES SOCIETY
The Xerces Society is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. Since 1971, the Society has been at the forefront of invertebrate protection worldwide, harnessing the knowledge of scientists and the enthusiasm of citizens to implement conservation programs. To learn more about our work or to donate to the Society, please visit www.xerces.org.
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