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Risk Management for Pesticides and Honey Bees

The third in a five-part series of presentations by the Environmental Protection Agency on pesticides risk to honey bees.

This webinar will provide participants with an understanding of the EPA risk management process for pesticides and will discuss the factors considered by risk managers in making regulatory decisions. Participants will learn the difference between risk management and risk assessment and how one process informs the needs of the other. Topics will include management and protection goals and options available to risk managers for mitigating potential risks. The EPA Reduced Risk process will also be described.

Preregistration is required: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/430328288

Presenter:
Tom Moriarty, Team Leader, EPA Office of Pesticide Programs' Pesticide Re-evaluation Division & Meredith Laws, Branch Chief, Registration Division

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