Date: 4/20/17 12:54 pm
From: JAMES SPEICHER <jugornought...>
Subject: Fwd: [MDBirding] Fwd: Tell Gov. Hogan to Protect Pollinator Habitat!
Rec'd from Kurt in response to my query. As others might be
interested - see below:

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Kurt Schwarz <kurtschwarz4...>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:15:45 +0000
Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Fwd: Tell Gov. Hogan to Protect Pollinator Habitat!
To: JAMES SPEICHER <jugornought...>

The Pollinator Habitat Bill passed last year failed to exclude pesticides
and neonicotinoid pesticide-treated plants from the pollinator plots the
bill instructed three state agencies to plant. The bill passed this year
closes that loophole. Pesticides and plants treated with neonicotinoids are
death traps to Pollinators and potentially to birds.

The Pollinator Protection Act ended retail sale of neonicotinoids.

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