KY Pollinator Protection Plan Public Forum to be Held Wed., Feb 24

The first public forum for the KY Pollinator Protection Plan, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. E.T. at the KY Dept. of Agriculture building. A second public forum will be held in Bowling Green, July 2016, to coincide with the Heartland Apiculture Society (details to be determined).

Below is a tentative agenda for the public forum.

  • 7:00-7:20 p.m.: Introduction of various stakeholders
  • 7:20-7:45 p.m.: Summary of KY Pollinator Protection Plan
  • 7:45-8:30 p.m.: Discussion of the Plan
  • 8:30-9:00 p.m.: Next Steps/Implementing elements of the Plan

The draft pollinator protection plan can be downloaded from the KY Dept. of AGR Honey Bee website. Many entities throughout the state have been involved in the development of the draft pollinator protection plan. Tammy Horn, Kentucky State Apiarist, invites anyone who cannot attend the public forum to send her suggestions, edits, etc. to be considered during the editing process.