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NCAP 2012 - 2013 Annual Report 

NCAP's 2012-2013 Annual Report is now available. See some big stories from this year, and get a peek at a big campaign we're planning for 2014!

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2014 Grower's Own Conference 

It's time to mark your calendars for the 2014 Grower's Own Conference and pre-conference workshop. Here are the details:

Grower's Own Conference
February 7 - 8, 2014
Caldwell, ID


Pre-conference short course:

"Bring on the Bugs! Farming with Beneficial Insects and Pollinators" with the Xerces Society
February 7, 2014
Caldwell, ID

Register Online Now!

Download the Flyer


National Pesticide Forum Comes to Portland

NCAP is partnering with Beyond Pesticides help conduct the 32nd annual National Pesticide Forum in Portland, Oregon. The conference will be held at the Portland State University Place Hotel and Conference Center, on April 11 - 12, 2014. Be sure to save the date. 

More details early next year!


Save the Date - Blueberry Production Workshop, Feb. 11
 
NCAP will be presenting another workshop on management for Mummy Berry disease in blueberries, as well as alternative management techniques for Spotted Wing Drosophila.
 
Tuesday, February 11
Eugene, OR 


Is Your Rep. Naughty or Nice? Tell Them to Save the Bees!

Thanks to your comments and calls, 46 Federal Representatives have now co-sponsored HR 2692, the Saving America's Pollinators Act!

This bill would protect bees by effectively banning neonicotinoid pesticides, the insecticides that are linked to bee kills all over the world. If your congressperson has yet to support this bill, please call him or her and ask them to do so. If they already have, call to say thanks!
 

From the Director

The end of another year! How did we get here so fast? We are proud of all the things you helped us do this year. With your support, we:
  • conducted organic farm tours and workshops demonstrating alternatives to pesticides for growers in Idaho
  • provided training and resources to help reduce pesticide use in schools and other public facilities throughout the Northwest
  • fought hard in the courts to gain better protections for endangered salmon who are losing habitat due to pesticide pollution
  • sent a farmer to Washington D.C. to help build a farm bill that invests in sustainable agriculture rather than just biotech and agrichemicals
  • launched a big campaign to help protect bees from neonicotinoid pesticides by advancing the Saving America's Pollinators Act.
  • helped many, many people all over the county make healthier choices by addressing pest issues in their homes, lawns, and gardens without turning to toxic chemicals
  • and this list goes on...
NCAP has big plans for 2014, so we urge you to stay involved and continue working with us for a healthier world. Again, it is your support and dedication that allows us to do what we do. Thank you!

Enjoy the holidays. We'll talk to you next year.
 
Warmly,

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Kim Leval, Executive Director
Northwest Center for Alternatives
to Pesticides (NCAP)

Visit our website at www.pesticide.org for information and the latest news.
 
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News

Registration deadline for 7th Organic Seed Grower's Conference, January 19th.
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Volunteering and Internships

Passionate about pesticide issues? You can protect the environment by volunteering with NCAP. 

Check out our open positions 
and get in touch with us today!

Volunteer and Internship Poisitions

Business Sponsors
 
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New & Renewing Members

  

Cameron Winery

Ruby and Amber's Organic Oasis

Garden of Weedin'
 
Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery

The Evergreen Center  
 

Do you have a business?  See NCAP's Business League roster to learn more about becoming an NCAP Business League member. Join the growing list of businesses that are standing up for a healthy
environment!
Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides | info@pesticide.org | 541.344.5044




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